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ChartBrief #8 The Euphoriameter

ChartBrief #8 The Euphoriameter

What do you get when you combine a measure of fear vs complacency, a measure of low vs high valuations, and a measure of low vs high levels of bullishness?  In this particular ChartBrief you get the “Euphoriameter”.  The working […]

ChartBrief #5 Global Industrial Production

ChartBrief #5 Global Industrial Production

ChartBrief #5 Global Industrial Production by Topdown Charts Welcome to the 5th Topdown Charts ChartBrief, today we look at trends in global industrial production growth (as a gauge for global economic activity). The approach taken is a little unusual and […]

ChartBrief #6 CNY VS JPY REER

ChartBrief #6 CNY VS JPY REER

This ChartBrief looks at the REER (Real Effective Exchange Rate – from the BIS) for China and Japan. You probably have two questions; why these two countries, and what are REERs?  First is China has seen its REER down 7% […]

ChartBrief #4 Fed Dot Plot

ChartBrief #4 Fed Dot Plot

ChartBrief #4 Fed Dot Plot by Topdown Charts A quick update on the equal weighted average Fed “Dot Plot” dot following the September FOMC announcement. This graph charts the average dot (i.e. an equal weighted average of all the dots on […]