S&P 500 and Emerging Markets–2013 and 1999

S&P 500 and Emerging Markets–2013 and 1999

July 18, 2013 Uncategorized
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The MSCI Emerging Market Index is trailing the S&P 500 by 27.11% this year–wow!

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But in 1999, the MSCI Emerging Market Index was beating the S&P 500 by 27.12% through 3/30/2000!

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