Sunday, December 29, 2013

Charting Last Week (12/23 - 12/27/13)

The Daily Leading Index fell by 0.10% percentage points to 7.12%. The Daily Coincident Index rose to 3.41%. The Daily Leading Index page on the tab above is updated daily during the week.
Equities posted gains for the week led by International Developed Markets (EFA). The S&P 500 pushed higher into record territory. Bond prices were down for the week as the yield on the 10 Year Treasury crossed the 3.00% mark. The charts below show the normal trading ranges for various indices for the last six months. The red (or green) area indicates 2-3 standard deviations above (or below) the normal 21 day trading range. The gray area indicates 1-2 standard deviations above (or below) the normal 21 day trading range.
The Leading Index for the International Developed Markets (EFA) fell by 0.26 percentage points to 4.54%. The Leading Index for International Emerging Markets (EEM) fell to 4.71%. On the chart below, you can click on the blue and red buttons to see the Leading Indicator growth rate and an ETF for each country.
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