Market Cheat Sheet Feb. 3, 2019

“China’s economic expansion languished to its slowest pace in nearly three decades last year, as a bruising trade fight with the U.S. exacerbated weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. The 6.6% growth rate for 2018 reported Monday is the slowest annual pace China has recorded since 1990. The economic downturn, which has been sharper than […]

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Market Cheat Sheet Oct. 18, 2018

Track the Markets: Winners and Losers; Compare the performance of selected global stock indexes, bond ETFs, currencies and commodities (YTD and Current Quarter) – WSJ “Current stretch of European underperformance is unprecedented both in length and magnitude; earnings recovery is coming back very strongly and Europe’s operational leverage is vastly underappreciated; discount to the US […]

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Market Cheat Sheet Sept. 4, 2018

“YTD August 31, 2018, undisrupted champion of global equities is the NASDAQ, up 17.47% and S&P is a distant second, up 8.52%. Since 2014, USD is up 20+%. 5-yr interest swap at 2.877% and 10-yr at 2.9035%” – Jefferies “The forty year period before 1982 experienced a bear market during which the 10-year bond yield […]

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