19 Data Points To Kick Off 2019 Markets
To ring in the new year, Milton compiled a list of 19 data points to help you conquer 2019 financial markets armed with data.
- 2019 market unicorns with IPOs likely over $1 billion.
- Emerging markets debt maturing in 2019.
- US retailers shutter 100 million square feet of space during 2018.
- Oil declined 40% from multi-year highs.
- NAFTA re-drawn as "USMCA" updating 25 year old trade agreement.
- Equity markets had difficult 2018 with international markets underperforming.
- Recent AAII survey suggest retail investors souring on equity markets.
- Longest ever bull market for US equity markets ended during 2018.
- Luxury assets like cars, wine, art outperformed stocks & bonds during 2018.
- Yield on US Treasury as high as 3.2% during 2018 before yield curve inversion.
- Yield on US government securities still higher than other sovereign bonds.
- Bond market has changed expectations for Fed hikes during 2019.
- Recent Chinese economic data suggests significant slowing during Q4 2018.
- Eurozone slowing with Italy on verge of recession into 2019.
- Strong US consumer confidence persists into 2019.
- Strong US consumer confidence translating to strong retail spending.
- US housing market signals continue to be mixed into 2019.
- US GOP-led tax cuts led to $100 billion per year tax cut for next 10 years.
- 2019 S&P 500 earnings sit at $170.
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