The Daily Shot Brief – October 31st, 2019



United States: As expected, the Fed cut rates for the third time this year. The FOMC also hinted at a pause going forward by getting rid of the wording “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.” Here are the changes in the statement.

Source: @GregDaco


So, the market-based probability of a fourth rate cut this year dipped below 25%.

Source: The Daily Shot


The Eurozone: French GDP growth surprised to the upside. Some analysts credit President Macron’s tax reductions.

Source: The Daily Shot


Europe: The charts below show the changes in income classes over three separate periods.

Source: Eurofound; Read full article


China: China’s stock market volatility has been shrinking.

Source: @TheTerminal


Equities: This chart shows the number of ETFs launched and closed by year.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


Food for Thought: Emergency room visits with at least one out-of-network charge:

Source: @KFF, @PetersonCHealth; Read full article

Edited by Devon Lall

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