The Daily Shot Brief – March 15th, 2021



United States: Consumer sentiment bounced this month amid soaring stock market, vaccine progress, and falling COVID cases. The improvement topped economists’ forecasts.

Source: The Daily Shot

But consumers seem to be concerned about their financial situation in a year (presumably when government support ends).

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Eurozone: How much will the ECB accelerate its securities purchases?

Source: @fwred


Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin rose above $60k.



Equities: Higher Treasury yields have been driving the Russell 2000 outperformance vs. the Nasdaq 100.

Source: @Not_Jim_Cramer

Will the earnings recovery limit potential downside in stocks?

Source: Oxford Economics


Rates: Economists expect liftoff in 2023. But the market has assigned a substantial probability of a rate hike by the end of next year.

Source: The Daily Shot


Food For Thought: Amazon’s cloud business:

Source: @chartrdaily

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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