The Daily Shot Brief – May 22nd, 2020



United States: Improvements in business conditions later this year may not result in stronger hiring.

Source: @TheTerminal


In addition, online search activity suggests that the weekly new claims number is no longer declining.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Eurozone: Germans seem to support the French-German proposal to establish an EU relief fund (see story). Here is the support breakdown by party.

Source: @adam_tooze, @CarolineGruyter


Equities: Financial advisors are becoming more bullish.

Source: @WillieDelwiche


Credit: Spreads on short-term corporate debt have returned to pre-crisis levels.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


Rates: One-year forwards on the 10-year Treasury are pricing in a yield of 0.89%, which is not far off from current levels, according to Pavilion Global Markets.

Source: Pavilion Global Markets


Food For Thought: The CDC’s emergency preparedness funding:

Source: Trust for America’s Health; Read full article

Edited by Devon Lall

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