Global Markets Update: Monday, March 18, 2013

US Stocks are leading all major asset classes, while Commodities are once again struggling with inflation nowhere in sight.

Emerging Markets are now actually down for the year, down 1.2%.  China is a major factor, down 3.6% this year.

Natural Gas is up 87.9% over the last twelve months and Lumber is up over 42%.  Meanwhile, Crude Oil is down 11.1%, Copper is down 10%, Silver is down 10.7% and Gold is down 3.4%.

Keith Hays & Justin Wood

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