5 CHARTS: A Global #GrowthSlowing Checkup

Takeaway: Investors who avoided #GrowthSlowing equity markets nailed it in the past year.

5 CHARTS: A Global #GrowthSlowing Checkup - World Market No 12.16.14 large

Still don't believe U.S. growth is slowing? Nasdaq investors do...

Meanwhile in Japan, growth has been neutered for decades. Despite the best efforts of BOJ central planners, macro markets continue to crash.

Check out the ramp in the Yen...

The Nikkei is still in crash mode, even though the BOJ instituted its negative interest rate policy in January

Speaking of negative interest rates...  

Italy's bank-heavy FTSE MIB index remains in crash mode.

And finally, peeling back the onion on the recent reflation trade, take a look at a longer-term chart of much-watched Dr. Copper.

Does that look bullish for global growth?