The Daily Shot Brief – October 23rd, 2018



The United States: According to the NFIB’s small business survey, the US labor force participation rate should improve going forward.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Global Developments: How have the stock markets around the world reacted to negative and positive trade war news?

Source: Oxford Economics


China: These are the sources of revenue for China’s government.

Source: @Trinhnomics


The Eurozone: Despite the market jitters, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF put/call ratio has been relatively low.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Equities: While bank shares tend to trade with the slope of the yield curve, there doesn’t seem to be a direct relationship between the 10yr-2yr Treasury spread and net interest margins.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


CreditThese two charts show longer-term trends in leveraged loan issuance.

Source: Moody’s Analytics


Emerging Markets: Foreign investors have been dumping EM Asia debt.

Source: ANZ Research


Food for Thought: The world economy visualized:

Source: @howmuch_net; Read full article



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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