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Eurocoin Index Points to Stabilization in Eurozone Economies

Just a brief indicator update here.  The December Eurocoin index came in at -0.2 compared to -0.29 in November.  That reading is still consistent with a contracting economy though marginally less so than previous readings and off the lows of -0.33 seen in August of 2012.

Here’s a bit more detail via Eurocoin:

  • In December the €-coin indicator remained substantially stable, at negative levels, for the fifth month running (‑0.27%, as against -0.29% in November).

  • The indicator was buoyed up by the results of the business opinion surveys conducted, which were less unfavourable than in the past, and by the easing of the tensions on financial markets; on the other hand the indicators of activity in the manufacturing sector continued to be weak.


    Chart via Orcam Investment Research:

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Cullen Roche

Cullen Roche

Mr. Roche is the Founder of Orcam Financial Group, LLC. Orcam is a financial services firm offering asset management, private advisory, institutional consulting and educational services. He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance and Understanding the Modern Monetary System.

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