The Daily Shot Brief – March 7th, 2019



The United States: Is the nation’s productivity growth about to slow?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


The Eurozone: The ECB feels that it achieved its goal of monetary transmission (lower rates in the “real” economy). It also reduced fragmentation (dispersion of lending rates across the Eurozone).

Source: TS Lombard


Equities: While analysts have been downgrading their forecasts for this year’s revenues and earnings growth, projections for 2020 look more encouraging.

Source: Yardeni Research


China: Asset growth rates at small and large banks have converged.

Source: Natixis


Credit: This chart shows corporate leverage by sector.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Food for Thought: US consumer debt distribution by age:

Source: NY Fed




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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