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Video: "25 Days of Christmas Data"

25 Data Points To Recap 2018 Markets

To celebrate Christmas 2018, Milton compiled a list of 25 data points to help recap financial markets in 2018.

"25 Days of Christmas" Financial Data Presented By Milton

Topics Covered

  • S&P 500, Dow, Nasdaq at or near bear market.
  • Equity markets suffered worst monthly losses since October 2008.
  • 2018 daily market volatility worst since 2011.
  • Fed raised rates four times during 2018.
  • Defensive utility stocks outperformed other sectors.
  • Financials or energy sectors are worst performers during 2018.
  • Stock market out-performers.
  • Stock market under-performers.
  • 2019 market unicorns with IPOs likely over $1 billion.
  • Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft all held #1 rank for market cap during 2018.
  • Cash is best performing asset class in 2018 beating stocks and bonds.
  • S&P valuation is 14x based on Wall Street consensus of $170.
  • Argentine Peso lost 50% of its value and needed IMF bailout.
  • Venezuelan inflation driving local prices to rise uncontrollably.
  • US unemployment lowest since 1969 and wage growth over 3%.
  • Crypto mania zapped during 2018.
  • Chinese GDP growth slowing during Q4 2018.
  • Eurozone growth slowing with Italy recession looming in 2019.
  • Oil down near 40% impacting high yield markets into 2019.
  • China loves EVs with 18% being electric in 2018.
  • FAANG has lost $1.3 trillion in market cap since 52-week highs.
  • US auto above 17 million SAAR for fourth year in a row.
  • US housing starts rose 5% in 2018 driven by multi-family.
  • US consumer spending +3.5% in Q3 2018.
  • Wall Street median price target for 2019 is 3,000.

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