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Daily Financial Markets Chart Wrap September 09, 2015

By Bryce Coward, CFA in Knowledge Leaders, Markets

Highlights •Equities got a good start to the day with Japan up some 6% overnight, but the momentum faded quickly once US markets opened •US stocks were down 1.4% on the day •The weakness in stocks was driven by Energy, but all sectors were noticeably…

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Have We Seen the Emotional Low in EM Stocks? August 27, 2015

By Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

We’ve been writing for the last several weeks here, here and here that a good buying opportunity for EM stocks would likely avail itself soon, but that we were not quite at the sentiment lows seen at the other good buying places in 2008 and…

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Did We Just See A Capitulation Low? August 24, 2015

By Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

Today was undeniably ugly with the S&P 500 down nearly 4%, the Nikkei down 4.6%, MSCI Europe down 4.7% (although in USD terms the Nikkei was down just 1.7% and MSCI Europe was down just 2.9%). More stunning, however, is the fact that US stocks were…

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EM Stocks Washout Update August 21, 2015

By Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

EM stocks as measured by the MSCI EM Index are now down 23% from their April high and 26% from their August 2014 high. The last real emotional low we saw in EM stocks was back in 2011 when the MSCI EM Index fell 29%…

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