Sunday, June 15, 2014

Charting Last Week (6/9 - 6/13/14)

The Daily Leading Index rose by 0.10% percentage points to 7.21%. The Daily Coincident Index is at 3.23%. The Daily Leading Index page on the tab above is updated daily during the week.
Equities were mostly down for the week. Bond prices were mixed for the week. 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 0.43% percentage points to 3.00%. The Leading Index for International Emerging Markets (EEM) rose to 4.00%. The OECD released their Leading Indicators for most major countries last week. 13 of the 20 countries in the Developed Markets had declining Leading Indices. The Leading Indices declined for 9 out of 15 countries in the Emerging Markets. Japan's Leading Index fell below 0% for the first time since April 2013. 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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