The Daily Shot Brief – May 8th, 2024



The United States: Student debt balances rebounded in the first quarter.

Source: The Daily Shot


The United Kingdom: Construction activity is rebounding.

Source: The Daily Shot


China: Hong Kong stocks have outperformed mainland shares year-to-date.

Source: @TheTerminal, Bloomberg Finance L.P.


Commodities: China’s currency depreciation typically occurs alongside a rise in gold prices.

Source: Torsten Slok, Apollo


Energy: US prices at the pump are heading lower.

Source: @TheTerminal, Bloomberg Finance L.P.


Equities: The ability of US firms to maintain strong margins continues to exceed expectations.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Food for Thought: Gender disparity in workplace culture perception based on Glassdoor reviews:

Source: MIT Sloan School of Management


Edited by Josh Oldmixon

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