The Daily Shot Brief – June 25th, 2018



The United States: The magnitude of GDP growth fluctuations in the US is the lowest in decades. It’s one of the reasons for depressed volatility across asset classes including bonds and stocks.

Source: @jsblokland


China: The renminbi is drifting lower against the dollar.

Source: The Daily Shot


The Eurozone: Multinationals based in the euro area are lagging their peers in the US.

Source: @IIF


Equity Markets: The small-cap implied volatility index (RVX) remains too low relative to VIX even though many of the Russell 2000 companies are highly leveraged. Trade policy risks explain this divergence – for now.

Source: Cantor Fitzgerald Market Strategy Team, Bloomberg


Emerging Markets: Despite all the headwinds, do emerging markets present an opportunity?

Source: @McClellanOsc


Food for Thought: Adoption of innovations in the US:

Source: Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser, @Callum_Thomas; Read full article




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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