The Daily Shot Brief – May 15th, 2019



The United States: Economic sentiment continues to improve. The second chart below shows the components of the index.

Source: Hamilton Place Strategies and CivicScience


The Eurozone: Who is in favor of the euro?

Source: BCA Research


Equities: Oil and trade-war issues contributed to the earnings growth slowdown.

Source: Fitch Solutions Macro Research


China: This chart shows China’s export growth.

Source: Wells Fargo Securities

Global Developments
: Here is the growth in labor productivity in Europe and the US.

Source: TS Lombard

Food for Thought: Changes in the number of dairy cows by state:

Source: @New10_AgEcon, @higgins84, @TyHigginsAg, @farmbureau



Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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