World Markets Weekend Review: The Rally Slows

From dshort.com - 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...


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