The Daily Shot Brief – March 28th, 2019



The United States: Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow forecast for the Q1 growth has converged with the economists’ consensus estimate at 1.5%. Oxford Economics sees the GDP expansion of around 1%.

Source: @GregDaco, @OxfordEconomics, @AtlantaFed

Are the falling Treasury yields telling us to expect much weaker growth ahead?

Source: JP Morgan, @tracyalloway

Eurozone: This chart shows the market-based probability of a rate hike and a rate cut by the ECB this year.

Source: @TheTerminal


Equities: This chart shows the total shares outstanding in the S&P 500 (the effect of share buybacks).

Source: Yardeni Research


China: The number of EV charging stations keeps rising.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


Credit: This chart shows massive outflows from BKLN, the largest leveraged loan ETF.

Source: @lisaabramowicz1


Food for Thought: How many times do you kiss when greeting a friend in France?

Source: @onlmaps





Edited by Joseph Cohen

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