The Daily Shot Brief – March 20th, 2018




The United States: Trade-war scenarios aside, economists expect the US unemployment rate to fall further as fewer workers enter/reenter the labor force from the ‘sidelines.’

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Equity Markets: Most analysts don’t see a tech bubble because valuations do not appear to be significantly richer than the S&P 500.

Source: Credit Suisse


China: China’s growing fiscal impulse is expected to support the economic expansion.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Credit: What are the uses of green bond proceeds globally?

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Cryptocurrency: Is Bitcoin repeating the dot-com bubble’s trajectory?

Source: @crypto; Read full article


Emerging Markets: Brazil’s economic data shows significant improvements over the past year.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


The Eurozone: The euro’s strength will be taking a toll on the Eurozone’s trade surplus. Will it ease trade tensions with the US?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Food for Thought: The overall state ranking.

Source: @FactsMaps





Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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