The Daily Shot Brief – March 29th, 2019



The United States: US economic growth is expected to remain subdued this year.

• The Conference Board Leading Indicator:

Source: Capital Economics

Eurozone: Germany’s yield curve has flattened substantially. Here is the 10yr – 2yr Bund spread.

Source: @lisaabramowicz1


Equities: The rally in both bonds and stocks this year has been unusual.

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


China: The yuan’s strength has been a drag on China’s trade.

Source: Economics and Strategy Group, National Bank of Canada


Rates: Here is a long-term chart of the US yield curve and financial crises.

Source: Yardeni Research

Food for Thought: Terrorism-related fatalities in India and pakistan:

Source: @DataIsBeautiful



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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