The Daily Shot Brief – November 9th, 2020



Equities: The market is pleased with Biden’s electoral win and reduced uncertainty (for now). Stock futures are up sharply in early trading.

Source: The Daily Shot

The collapse in vol (less uncertainty) has been supporting the post-election bounce, according to Deutsche Bank.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research

The put-call ratio declined last week.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Rates: The 10-year Treasury futures volume spiked in recent days.

Source: FHN Financial


Emerging Markets: Tukey’s finance minister, Murat Uysal (Erdogan’s son-in-law), resigned. The market was happy with Uysal’s resignation, sending the lira higher. Let’s see how long that lasts.

Source: The Daily Shot


United States: The US dollar continues to weaken. With the election uncertainty mostly behind us, rising risk appetite is pressuring the greenback.

Source: The Daily Shot


Global Developments: Businesses curbed their economic growth expectations last month.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food For Thought: The shift in voter margins (Republican vs. Democrat) from 2016, by education:

Source: The New York Times Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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