The Daily Shot Brief – May 8th, 2020



United States: Bloomberg’s consumer sentiment index continues to worsen (contradicting some other measures which show stabilization).

Source: The Daily Shot

The buying climate deterioration has been more severe than personal finances, as consumers retreat and the savings rate climbs.

Source: @TheTerminal


United Kingdom: The Bank of England is forecasting the worst yearly decline in the GDP in centuries.

Source: The Telegraph; Read full article


Equities: This chart shows the S&P 500 forward P/E ratio with and without the tech mega-caps.

Source: Yardeni Research


Credit: United Airlines is having trouble raising debt capital. Existing bonds are tumbling.

Source: @lisaabramowicz1; Read full article


Global Developments: This chart shows the lockdowns’ impact on the global GDP (an estimate from Goldman Sachs).

Source: @ISABELNET_SA, @GoldmanSachs


Food for Thought: The percentage of time spent at home:

Source: The Washington Post; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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