Global Update: Monday, October 18, 2010

The following actions occurred in global markets last week:

  • US markets had another good week up 1-2%.  The Total Stock Market is up 7.2% YTD.
  • Another great week in the international markets...Latin America had the best week moving into double digit gains on the year.
  • Technology may be waking up.  The sector had a great week up +3.9%, and it continues to climb.
  • Style boxes are all over the map right now with Small-Cap Growth (+14.1%) leading all styles followed by Mid-Cap Value (+13%).  Large-Cap Value is the lowest returner up only 5% YTD.
  • China had the biggest week (+8.5%) of any international market, but it continues to struggle YTD.
  • A big week for corn as the top 3 continue to pull away from the pack.

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Nicholas Warf

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