The Daily Shot Brief – March 8th, 2018




The United States: Credit Suisse sees the core PCE inflation (the Fed’s primary benchmark) approaching 2% this year but not quite getting there.

Source: Credit Suisse


Equity Markets: US stock funds (combined mutual funds and ETFs) continue to see persistent outflows.

Source: Credit Suisse

February was a rough month, with both passive and active products losing capital.

Source: Credit Suisse

Here is the breakdown by strategy.

Source: Credit Suisse


Emerging Markets: After last year’s contraction, Colombia’s manufacturing sector is finally stabilizing.

Source: @MarkitEconomics, @davivienda; Read full article


The Eurozone: The EU, especially the Eurozone, has more to lose from a trade war than the US.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Energy Markets: Here are some statistics on US gross crude oil exports.

Source: EIA; Read full article


Cryptocurrencies: The bankruptcy trustee of the failed Mt. Gox exchange is unloading significant amounts of cryptocurrencies to pay creditors.

Source: @crypto; Read full article


Food for Thought: Some states don’t produce enough nursing graduates (which is pressuring hospitals).

Source: Moody’s Investors Service



Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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