The Daily Shot Brief – October 7th, 2021



United States: The debt ceiling “can” has been kicked down the road (into December).

Source: Roll Call Read full article

Yields on shorter-term T-bills declined, while December bills sold off. Stocks rebounded.

Source: The Daily Shot


United Kingdom: The market expects two BoE rate hikes by next May, …

Source: The Daily Shot

… as inflation expectations spike (driven by an unprecedented surge in energy prices).

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Energy: Henry Hub natural gas implied volatility hit a record high. 

Source: The Daily Shot
Source: Reuters Read full article


Equities: Dividend growers tend to outperform high-yield bonds during times of stress.

Source: Alpine Macro


Global Developments: Dry bulk shipping costs continue to surge, with the largest ships (Capesize) seeing massive demand.

Source: The Daily Shot


Food for Thought: US pandemic response vs. other advanced economies (% of GDP):

Source: @SteveRattner

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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