Exit Wounds

Fly Charts: Brexit's Death Benefits and Trump Bump Boredom

From the American oil dream to the future of toys, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.
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Good morning! This is Fly Charts, the daily charts-only newsletter from Gadfly; sign up here. From the American oil dream to the future of toys, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.

Six Foot Drop

Brexit is likely to be disastrous in a whole host of ways. Derive macabre comfort from the declining price of funerals.

Source: Bloomberg

Greatest Hits

President Trump's stock market bump has looked a whole lot like President Obama's.

Source: S&P Dow Jones Indicies

Based on market gains from Nov. 4, 2008, to Nov. 8, 2016, for President Obama, and Nov. 9, 2016, to Jan. 18, 2018, for President Trump.

Scary Movie

Bad news for movie theaters is also bad news for toymakers. But Hasbro and Mattel have plans to overcome the slump.

Source: Box Office Mojo

Northern Lights

Schlumberger has rediscovered the American oil dream.

Source: Bloomberg, the company

Don't miss Elaine He on the NFL's playoff slump: "Whether you blame lack of millennial interest, the fragmentation of the TV landscape or too many games and the kneeling controversy, the viewing picture is bleak. Broadcasting execs had hoped that last season's 8 percent drop in regular season audiences for major games was explained in part by all the competing excitement around Donald Trump's election. An 11 percent slump this time around suggests they were wrong:

Equals

Morgan Stanley's consistent performance has finally closed its valuation gap with Goldman.

Source: Bloomberg

 

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