The Daily Shot Brief – January 8th, 2019

By The Daily Shot

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The United States: Economists and the market expect a slowdown in inflation after last year’s decline in crude oil.

Source: Barclays Research

However, core inflation should remain around the Fed’s target of 2% as wage growth picks up.

Source: Credit Suisse

 

China: While the nation’s shadow finance activity continues to shrink, China’s monetary easing should support yuan-denominated lending.

Source: Fitch Solutions

 

The Eurozone: The markets are much more dovish on the timing of the ECB’s liftoff than the economists’ consensus.

Source: Barclays Research

 

Credit: Covenant-lite loans and lower recovery levels will become a problem for investors in the next recession.

Source: Credit Suisse

 

Emerging Markets: Foreign direct investment in Russia declined amid oil price weakness.

Source: Nordea Markets

 

Global Developments: This chart compares yields (or yield equivalents) across select asset classes.

Source: BlackRock

 


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