The Daily Shot Brief – October 2nd, 2017



The United States: This chart shows the number of the GDP components which were at peak level in each 6-month period. It’s an interesting way to see what’s driving growth.

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article


Credit: This chart shows the middle-market loan volume by purpose (use of proceeds).

Source: @theleadleft, @josephncohen; Read full article


Canada: Here is an interesting chart from the Economist showing migration to Canada from various regions.

Source: @paul1kirby, @TheEconomist; Read full article


Emerging Markets: EM assets don’t always struggle during the Fed’s tightening cycles.

Source: Capital Economics


The Eurozone: This infographic shows the usefulness of a Eurozone-wide debt issuance. It reduces the dangerous financial links between each nation’s government and its banking system. However, fiscal discipline enforcement will be even more critical to control moral hazards.

Source:, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article


Equity Markets: The US vs. the rest of the world fund flows divergence continues.

Source: BofAML


Food for Thought: Political affiliations of every NFL team’s fans.

Source: @FiveThirtyEight, @josephncohen; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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