The Daily Shot Brief – October 16th, 2018



The United States: Google search frequency for home financing continues to drift lower.

Source: @biancoresearch


Rates: Here is an updated FOMC dove-hawk spectrum.

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research


China: China’s domestic liquidity has contracted. Will we see interbank rates spike as we approach the year-end?

Source: Goldman Sachs


The Eurozone: Based on the current spread levels, Italian debt should be in junk territory.

Source: TS Lombard


Equities: How has investors’ allocation to stocks changed under different rate regimes?

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research


Global DevelopmentsThis graphic shows the number of countries with accelerating growth, slowing growth, and economic contraction.

Source: Scotiabank Economics


Emerging Markets: Argentina’s massive currency devaluation ended up balancing its trade with Brazil.

Source: @markets; Read full article


Food for Thought: The level of “establishment” vs. “progressivity” among potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates:

Source: Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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