The Daily Shot Brief – October 18th, 2019



The United States: The combination of the Philly Fed and the NY Fed factory indices also signals an increase in the ISM PMI this month.

Source: @Not_Jim_Cramer


United Kingdom: The pound’s strength and a lower probability that the BoE will cut rates any time soon sent market-based inflation expectations sharply lower. The greatest declines have been in shorter maturities.

Source: The Daily Shot

The German government downgraded its forecast for the nation’s economic growth next year.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Asia-Pacific: Japan’s CPI is about to climb as a result of the sales tax hike. This increase, however, won’t be nearly as dramatic as the 2014 spike.

Source: The Daily Shot


Equities: Short interest in SPY (S&P 500) ETF, which is one of the most liquid equity securities, has been declining.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Food for Thought: China Twitter trolls going after Daryl Morey:

Source: @WSJ; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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