The Daily Shot Brief – October 1st, 2019



The United States: Upper-income households are becoming increasingly cautious.

Source: The Daily Feather


United Kingdom: UK households’ cash holdings are outpacing spending. A resolution of the Brexit impasse could unleash consumption.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Europe: Is Germany pulling Switzerland into recession?

Source: @CapEconEurope


Asia-Pacific: Here’s a look at the proportion of Australian homes that sold for less than the original purchase price, which is particularly high in mining states.

Source: CoreLogic Australia, @Scutty


China: The Chinese government’s targeted efforts to stimulate private sector activity appear to be finally bearing fruit. Profitability in the private sector has been improving.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics


Equities: Linking executive compensation to return on capital seems to produce the best stock performance.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @FocusingCharts


Also, here are two graphs comparing large-cap and small-cap leverage:

Source: Arbor Research & Trading


Food for Thought: Taking sides between the US and Russia:

Source: @marceldirsus, @ecfr

Edited by Devon Lall

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