The Daily Shot Brief – May 16th, 2019



The United States: How much of the weakness in the core PCE inflation measure has been due to “transitory” factors? Apparently, not enough to explain the recent decline. The second chart below shows the breakdown.

Source: Oxford Economics


The Eurozone: Germany is more exposed to the US-China trade dispute than other Eurozone economies.

Source: Credit Suisse


Equities: Here are several P/E ratio measures.

Source: Capital Economics


China: Will the recent improvements in China’s business sentiment get reversed as a result of the renewed trade tensions with the US?

Source: Alpine Macro

Global Developments
: What are the most crowded trades (according to global fund managers)?

Source: BofAML, @Schuldensuehner

Food for Thought: The percentage of Mormons by county:

Source: @simongerman600



Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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