The Daily Shot Brief – May 20th, 2021



United States: Mortgage applications to purchase a house have lost momentum.

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As we saw yesterday, residential construction is facing some headwinds. Homebuilders’ shares have underperformed this month.

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Eurozone: Inflation options are pricing in a 16% probability that the CPI will exceed 2% over the next five years.

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Emerging Markets: India’s COVID-related deaths hit a new high.

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Cryptocurrency: Cryptos tumbled as exchanges hit a snag.

Source: Bloomberg Read full article

But the market stabilized. Bitcoin found support at $30k …

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… and Ethereum at at $2k.

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Equities:  S&P 500 margins hit a record high.

Source: BofA Global Research


Food For Thought: Epidemiologists and COVID:

Source: The New York Times Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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