The Daily Shot Brief – March 5th, 2018




The United States: Recently, we’ve seen softer consumer spending in the US (see #3 here). And a great deal of recent spending has been food and energy.

Source: @spomboy


Equity Markets: This table shows the overlap in top stock holdings by hedge funds and mutual funds.

Source: @victoriouscake


Credit: Large banks are growing deposits without significant increases in the number of branches.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Eurozone: Italy’s stock market had outperformed going into the election.

Source: Goldman Sachs

How will the markets react to the elections?

Source: Natixis


China: China consumes a disproportionate precentage of global commodities.

Source: @trevornoren; Read full article


Emerging Markets: Disposable income is rising quickly in China’s lower-tier cities.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Food for Thought: Best-picture winners often don’t generate much money.

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article

And who does the talking in these films?

Source: @MaxCRoser; Read full article

This chart shows the search volume on Google for the 2018 Oscar nominees over the past year.

Source: @GoogleTrends; Read full article





Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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