The Daily Shot Brief – September 17th, 2018



The United States: Will the yield curve inversion boost the odds of a recession? Below is the latest survey result from the WSJ.

Source: @WSJ


The United Kingdom: A “hard Brexit” economic shock could devastate the UK’s property market.

Source: @BW; Read full article


China: China’s P2P lending activity continues to slow.

Source: Fitch Solutions


The Eurozone: Wage indicators across the Eurozone are climbing.

Source: Goldman Sachs


Equity Markets: Here is a trip down a memory lane. By the end of 2008, financials had lost 60% over a two-year period. The broader market was down over 34%.

Source: BlackRock


Credit: High-yield bond spreads continue to tighten.

Source: The Daily Shot


Emerging Markets: 19 out of 23 EM equity indices are below the 50- and the 200-day moving averages.

Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research


Food for Thought: Electric vehicle sales:

Source: Macquarie, @NickatFP




Edited by Joseph Cohen

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