The Daily Shot Brief – September 27th, 2017



The United States: This chart is a bit dated, but it breaks down the reasons why some prime-age men are not working. As discussed previously (#3 here), male participation rates are not improving much.

Source: @NickTimiraos, @swinshi, @josephncohen; Read full article


Credit: This chart shows corporate leverage levels (debt/EBITDA) by industry and rating.

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Rates: Goldman’s forecast for the overnight rate trajectory is much steeper than the market or the FOMC. That’s driven by their outlook for unemployment and inflation.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga


Energy Markets: Americans continue to enjoy cheap natural gas.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga


The United Kingdom: Who owns UK stocks? (The red portion is the government’s ownership of bailed out banks.)

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga


Emerging Markets: There have been outflows from EM debt funds, but stocks continue to see inflows.

Source: @IIF, @josephncohen


The Eurozone: Some traders are now focused on the growing rate differential between the Eurozone and the US.

Source: BMI Research


Equity Markets: Which industries experience the highest revenue volatility?

Source: Moody’s Investors Service


Food for Thought: People hate pop-up ads.

Source: @axios; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen

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