The Daily Shot Brief – September 18th, 2019



The United States: For now, the percentage of industrial sectors that are in contraction remains below recessionary levels.

Source: TS Lombard


Eurozone: Germany’s manufacturing slump has been an outlier.

Source: Desjardins


China: The yuan’s share of the global currency market remains modest.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


Global Developments: This chart shows the time lag between recession indicators and recessions. The earliest recession signals come from the yield curve, corporate earnings, and tightening credit standards.

Source: Oxford Economics


Food for Thought: US electricity costs by source:

Source: @axios; Read full article

Edited by Paul Menestrier

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