The Daily Shot Brief – September 26th, 2019



The United States: First off, a quick update on the state of the housing market. New home sales surprised to the upside.

Source: The Daily Shot


Eurozone: German retail sales are facing some headwinds as sentiment softens.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


China: Small business loan growth tumbled as Beijing clamped down on shadow financing. It was an unintended consequence of the deleveraging policy. China is now trying to reboot small business lending.

Source: @WSJ; Read Full Article


Energy: This chart puts Aramco’s gigantic IPO into perspective.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article


Emerging Markets: Tight financial conditions in Argentina point to a steep downturn in the nation’s GDP.

Source: Capital Economics


Equities:The amount of IPO capital raised by unprofitable firms keeps climbing.

Source: @BBGVisualData; Read full article


Food for Thought: As a followup to yesterday’s smoking chart, here’s global cigarette sales by country.

Source: @WSJ; Read full article

Edited by Daniel Moskovits

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