The Daily Shot Brief – May 2nd, 2019



The United States:  Redfin’s housing index suggests that home price appreciation was negative for the first time since 2012. Will the widely-used Case-Shiller housing index follow?

Source: M Hanson Advisers, @jessefelder; Read full article


Canada: Portfolio flows have rebounded this year.

Source: Economics and Strategy Group, National Bank of Canada


Equities: While the proportion of companies with earnings beats climbed in this earnings season, that’s not the case with sales.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


China: The fiscal deficit will increase this year.

Source: Morgan Stanley Research

However, relative to the GDP, this year’s stimulus is not as meaningful as what we’ve seen over the past decade.

Source: Morgan Stanley Research


Global Developments: How did different asset classes perform in April?

Source: CreditSights


Food for Thought: The cost of disaster events:

Source: BlackRock

Edited by Joseph Cohen

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