The Daily Shot Brief – December 10th, 2018

By The Daily Shot

Greetings,

The United States: The overall consumer debt (as % of disposable income) has declined in recent years even as the total household net worth rose. This divergence suggests that, on average, US household balance sheets remain relatively healthy. Of course, these trends have been highly uneven across income categories.

Source: Capital Economics

 

China: China’s manufacturing wage increases have been substantially larger than pay gains elsewhere in Asia.

Source: Natixis

 

The Eurozone: Trade has been a drag on the euro area’s GDP.

Source: Pantheon Macroeconomics

 

Credit: Here is how PE firms have been managing defaults (DE = distressed exchanges, Prepack = pre-packaged bankruptcies, BK= regular bankruptcies).

Source: Moody’s Investors Service

 

Emerging Markets: Here is the regional breakdown of EM fund flows.

Source: WSJ.com, h/t Paul Menestrier; Read full article

 

Global Developments: The chart below shows each country’s share of the global GDP – now and in 1960.

Source: Capital Economics

 


Food for Thought: Global carbon emissions:

Source: The Guardian; Read full article

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