The Daily Shot Brief – November 27th, 2017



The United States: Wages in some sectors of the economy have accelerated.


Source: The Economist; Read full article


The Eurozone: French economic output and employment indices from Markit (blue line):

Source: @Markiteconomics; Read full article


Credit: What would you do with excess cash flow in this environment if your company’s debt was below investment-grade? Here is a quick survey.

Source: @Merrillmatter


Equity Markets: Valuations continue to spook some investors.



Emerging Markets: Below are a couple of economic indicators comparing Zimbabwe to other African nations.

Public-sector payrolls represent half of the government spending.

Source:; Read full article

Here is the GDP per capita.

Source:; Read full article


Energy: US natural gas sold off sharply last week on warmer weather forecasts (for the eastern part of the country).

Source: The Daily Shot
Source: NOAA/ National Weather Service


Food for Thought: Amazon’s growth has been remarkable.

Source: @FT, @josephncohen; Read full article
Source: @FT, @josephncohen; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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