The Daily Shot Brief – May 17th, 2019



The United States: Some economists remain concerned about slowing business investment, especially as trade-related risks resurface.

Source: The Daily Feather


The Eurozone: Capital Economics sees the Italian government budget deteriorating sharply next year, boosting bond yields.

Source: Capital Economics, @Schuldensuehner


Equities: Buybacks continue to prop up the stock market.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


China: Here is the structure of China’s economy.

Source: BCA Research

Global Developments
This scatterplot shows advanced economies’ exports vs. the GDP (exposure to trade vs. size).

Source: Credit Suisse

Food for Thought: US teens’ favorite apparel brands:

Source: Statista



Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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