Relative Performance of MSCI World Factors

Relative Performance of MSCI World Factors In the last two weeks, the shift to value stocks may indicate that investors expect rates to rise. Image: Financial Times

Correlation Between S&P 500 Index and MSCI EAFE Index

Correlation Between S&P 500 Index and MSCI EAFE Index Since 1997, the high correlation between U.S. and international equity markets suggests that the MSCI EAFE may only offer a slight risk/return benefit as a complement to a U.S. equity portfolio. Image: First Eagle Investment Management, LLC

Global Manufacturing PMI and MSCI World Index

Global Manufacturing PMI and MSCI World Index The chart shows a pretty good correlation between Global Manufacturing PMI and the MSCI World Index. Stocks and PMI tend to move together. Image: Charles Schwab

Dollar Index vs. MSCI Emerging Markets Relative Performance

Dollar Index vs. MSCI Emerging Markets Relative Performance Interesting chart showing the correlation of -0.89. Emerging markets could soar if the U.S. dollar falls. You may also like “Twin Deficits (% of GDP) Lead Real Trade Weighted Dollar Index by Two Years.” Image: Paolo Cardena