The Daily Shot Brief – March 11th, 2020



United States: Online search activity suggests that consumers are getting nervous as the number of new US coronavirus cases climbs (second chart).

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Eurozone: Can Italy contain the coronavirus? Unlike China, it has no ability to deploy an aggressive police state.

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, @carlquintanilla


For example, Italy’s decision to quarantine the whole country would affect 15% of Europe’s GDP.

Source: ANZ Research


Asia-Pacific: South Korea has been quite successful in its fight against the epidemic.

Source: @HelenBranswell; Read full article


Energy: Arbor Data Science’s demand-driven estimate for WTI crude oil is just above $50. However, discounts in excess of $10 have persisted for long periods of time since 2013.

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Equities: This chart shows the performance distribution of profitable and unprofitable companies.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


Food for Thought: Online food delivery revenues:

Source: @WSJ; Read full article

Edited by Devon Lall

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