The Daily Shot Brief – May 23rd, 2023



The United States: Manufacturing and housing conditions are starting to improve, which could stall a recession.

Source: MRB Partners


Credit: REITs’ spread between Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) and the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) is crashing, which signals declining profitability and increased delinquency rates.

Source: Gavekal Research


The Eurozone: Political developments in Greece could result in a debt rating upgrade this year (to investment grade). Below are Green bank stocks.

Source: @lineoyamada, @markets  Read full article
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Asia-Pacific: The May PMI report showed Japan’s business activity accelerating this month, with services growth surging.

Source: S&P Global PMI


China: Residential sales are still above the underlying demand.

Source: BCA Research


Global Developments: Are markets too optimistic about slowing inflation?

Source: IMF


Food for Thought: Here are views on using AI to hire and track employees:

Source: Pew Research Center  Read full article

Edited by William Villacis

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