The Daily Shot Brief – October 17th, 2017

Greetings,

 

The United States: According to Gallup, US economic confidence remains elevated but has come off the highs.

Source: Gallup, Peter Atwater

Who in the US is building homes and why?

Source: John Burns Real Estate Consulting

 

Credit: Part of the reason investors have been comfortable with sub-investment grade debt recently is the decline in the number of “stressed” credits.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

 

Rates: Trading activity in inflation-linked securities has been climbing both in the Eurozone and the US.

Source: @Tradeweb; Read full article

 

Equity Markets: Here is a bit of history on the dominant sectors over time.

Source: BofAML

 

Global Developments: This chart shows the growth trajectories for home prices in select economies (inflation-adjusted would have been a better comparison).

Source: @hmacbe

 


Food for Thought: Top ten fears of 2017 in the US.

Source: @michaelshermer; Read full article

Edited by Paul Menestrier


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