World Markets Weekend Review: The Rally Slows

From - Advisor Perspectives
December 23, 2012 - 3:08pm

Dec 23, 2012 Doug Short  For the fifth consecutive week, the average performance of the eight world indexes on my watch list has been positive -- this past week by 0.48%, down from the 1.2 plus percent averages of the two previous week. The top performer was Japan's Nikkei 225, up 2.08%. The S&P 500 was a distant second, up 1.17%, which was surprisingly strong given the political stalemate over the potentially traumatic financial impact of the year end expirations of tax cuts and deductions and the government's mandated spending cuts.More...

Share this article »  

Continue reading this article »