The Daily Shot Brief – May 21st, 2019



The United States: The Fed has consistently been too pessimistic about the future trajectory of the unemployment rate.

Source: @RobinBrooksIIF


The Eurozone: Are the Eurozone’s inflation expectations sufficiently low for the ECB to consider additional easing actions?

Source: Pictet Wealth Management


Equities: This chart shows the S&P 500 performance decomposed into the overnight and intraday price action. Lately, “buying the dip” has been working.

Source: Morgan Stanley, @DriehausCapital


China: In the past, China sold Treasuries to boost the renminbi.

Source: @acemaxx, @PictetWM


Global Developments: How much do different countries participate in the global value chain?

Source: @PkZweifel

Food for Thought: NBA three-pointers:

Source: @axios; Read full article


Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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