The Daily Shot Brief – October 13th, 2017


Global developments: Global earnings growth has been relatively synchronized.

Source: Lazard Asset Management


The United States: The hurricanes’ impact on the US initial unemployment claims has not been as bad as some had feared.


Europe: The Eurozone industrial production continues to improve, exceeding economists’ forecasts.



China: The 10yr government bond yield is hovering just below 3.75%.



Equity Markets: The most bearish portfolio exposure to stocks is now a long position. This is what some traders call “capitulation.”

Source: @jessefelder; Read full article


Bitcoin: The cryptocurrency broke through the resistance, blasting past $5,300 – a new record.



Food for Thought: Here is a long-term global population projection.

Source: @wef; Read full article

Edited by Paul Menestrier

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