The Daily Shot Brief – November 13th, 2017



The United States: This chart shows the homeownership and vacancy rates by region. Rental vacancies in the western part of the US are still declining.



Credit: European sub-investment-grade debt yields rose sharply from record lows.

Source: Credit Suisse


Japan: Foreigners have been buying Japanese stocks.

Source: TD Securities; Read full article


Equity Markets: The debt ceiling is coming up again in January, but the risks are all but ignored in the market. As a reminder, here is what happened in 2011.

Source: SPDR Americas Research; Read full article


Energy Markets: Oil producers have been rapidly hedging output at higher oil prices. This chart shows swap dealers’ oil futures exposure. Dealers buy oil via swaps from producers and cover their exposure in the futures market.

Source: @gadfly; Read full article


Global Developments: Where are the various central banks in the monetary policy cycle?

Source: @JohnKicklighter


Food for Thought: Is the US respected by other countries?

Source: Pew Research Center; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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