The Daily Shot Brief – May 18th, 2023



The United States: Housing starts are almost 23% below last year’s levels in April, but residential construction has been stabilizing.

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If the impasse over the debt ceiling is resolved, the possibility of a rate hike in June cannot be ruled out.

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Rates: The 5-year breakeven inflation expectations index is now at pre-COVID highs. Will the current level continue to act as support?

Source: @TheTerminal, Bloomberg Finance L.P.



Equities: Regional banks surged on Wednesday.

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Japan: Foreigners have been jumping into Japanese equities, boosting prices.

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Canada: A BoC rate hike this summer looks increasingly likely.

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Food for Thought: Here are US box office sales:

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Edited by William Villacis

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