The Daily Shot Brief – October 27th, 2017



The United States: Here is the breakdown of US durable goods orders (reported on Wednesday).

Source: @IIF, @josephncohen


The Eurozone:  The probability of a rate hike by the end of next year is now below 30%.

Source: Bloomberg


Emerging Markets: With Germany tightening the financial screws on Turkey, the nation’s markets remain under pressure. At some point, the government’s belligerent behavior begins to take its toll.

Source: @business; Read full article


Equity Markets: The percentage of US M&A transactions with EBITDA adjustments hit a record high.

Source: @lcdnews, @DriehausCapital


CreditUnitranche spreads in middle market financing are shrinking. This will impact direct lending funds and BDCs.

Source: @theleadleft, @TRLPC, @josephncohen; Read full article


United Kingdom: This chart shows the gap between the poorest and the richest regions/states for select nations. The UK stands out.

Source: @L__Macfarlane, @TheEconomist, @Zarkwan, @josephncohen


Food for Thought: Cyber attacks by industry.

Source: @IMFNews; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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