The Daily Shot Brief – May 9th, 2019



The United States: Economists are puzzled by the diverging gauges of the labor market (see descriptions).

Source: Economics and Strategy Group, National Bank of Canada


The Eurozone: Does Germany’s stronger industrial production point to improved GDP growth?

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Equities: The Q1 earnings growth expectations have rebounded into positive territory. However, the second-quarter EPS growth consensus has moved into the red (vs. previous year).

Source: Yardeni Research


China: For now, most cities are reporting higher home prices (month-over-month).

Source: CreditSights

Global Developments
: Leading indicators have improved recently. Will the US-China trade dispute derail this trend?

Source: Market Ethos, Richardson GMP


Food for Thought: The percentage of Americans who had no income tax liability (over time):

Source: @biancoresearch



Edited by Joseph N Cohen


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