The Daily Shot Brief – May 8th, 2019



The United States: Slower tax refunds this year will be a drag on retail sales.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


The Eurozone: Here is the euro’s 60-day rolling historical volatility.

Source: @TheTerminal


Equities: Investors were caught off guard by the renewed trade tensions.

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


China: Here is the inventory-to-sales ratio in China’s residential market.

Source: CreditSights


Rates: This chart shows the neutral interest rate estimates for select economies.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food for Thought: 1929 vs. 2008:

Source: Commerzbank Research



Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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