The Daily Shot Brief – March 19th, 2018




The United States: The federal debt has jumped $1.2 trillion since the debt ceiling has been lifted.

Source: @trevornoren; Read full article


Equity Markets: Equity ETFs saw record inflows last week.

Source: JPMorgan, @tracyalloway


Japan: Here is the breakdown of Japan’s PPI.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Energy Markets: Energy stocks have reversed their underperformance over the past week, finishing in line with the S&P 500.

Source: Ycharts


Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were struggling in thin Sunday afternoon trading.

Source: The Daily Shot


Credit: Is investment-grade corporate credit cheap on a relative basis?

Source: FTN Financial


Food for Thought: US marriage rates over time and by generation.

Source: US Census Bureau, @conradhackett; Read full article





Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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