The Daily Shot Brief – November 3rd, 2017



The United States: Economists expect a massive jump in the number of new nonfarm payrolls in October (reported later today). The report is expected to show a reversal of the September hurricane-driven decline.

Source: The Daily Shot


The Eurozone: The euro area’s factories are doing well, with the manufacturing index hitting the highest level since 2011.

Source: IHS Markit; Read full article

Here is Italy’s manufacturing index, for example.

Source:; Read full article

Just like in the US (see chart), economists remind us that there is still a disconnect between “soft” and “hard” data.

Source: @MxSba; Read full article


Emerging Markets: The dollar-denominated EM bond issuance will hit a new record this year. Take a look at the EM high-yield bond activity.

Source: @tracyalloway, @creditsights


Equity Markets: Here is the percentage of US households who believe that stock prices will be up next year.

Source: Balyasny Asset Management (BAM)


Global Developments: Global factory activity continues to expand.

Source: IHS Markit; Read full article


Food for Thought: The sales growth of spirits around the world.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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