The Daily Shot Brief – September 7th, 2018



The United States: US consumers, especially those with higher incomes, are increasingly concerned about tariffs.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


China: China’s export growth appears to be overstated based on trade data reported by the nation’s trading partners.

Source: Goldman Sachs


The Eurozone: Sweden’s central bank (Riksbank) pushed out its forecast for rate increases – again. It also downgraded its inflation projections.

Source: Nordea Markets

The central bank has done this a few times in the past.

Source: Nordea Markets


Equity Markets: The S&P 500 earnings-per-share (EPS) annual growth has fluctuated around 6.5% for decades.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Global Developments: This chart shows debt levels by country (% of GDP).

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

And here is the distribution of the world’s debt by sector.

Source: Deutsche Bank Research


Emerging Markets: EM equities are officially in bear-market territory.

Source: @DavidInglesTV


Food for Thought: College textbooks CPI:

Source: AEI; Read full article



Have a great weekend!



Edited by Joseph Cohen

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