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NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
It looks like the Wall Street was a record year will end with a final record.
S & P 500 touched new heights of all time peaceful trading on Tuesday.’s target = “_blank” Nasdaq
eked out modest gains for negotiations at the highest level for 13 years. For Dow, another win marks the 52 record 2013.
U.S. markets will be closed Wednesday for the day New Year, and some shares traded hands Tuesday Investors were loose ends “before flying to the end of what was to celebrate an exceptionally good year” for supplies, said Marc Chandler, head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman, in a note to clients.
The Dow and the S & P 500 rose in 2013. Both indexes are on the way to capture the largest annual increase since the late 1990s. Nasdaq rose nearly 40% to a high not seen since 2000. The most important indicators are up 2% to 3% in December, the fourth consecutive month stocks have increased. Related: 2013 is one for the record books
As we have here. The stocks were in a bull market since 2009, but the rally this year was crucial. Without a decrease of 5.7% from late May to late June, the S & P 500 is not a by more than 5% throughout the year.
The year started strongly, thanks to a political agreement
avoid the so-called business cliff , which helped to dispel some uncertainty about the federal budget. The rally has a speed bump in May after Federal Reserve
president Ben Bernanke told Congress
that the central bank could start their stimulus measures, a remark that sent the rumor mill in the market for months. But investors applauded
, if the Fed of the bond buying program this month, and it heralded as a sign that the economy is improving. How Stocks marched, investors have poured billions into funds based on equities and exchange traded funds. In 2013, a total of $ 348 630 000 000
never entered these funds influx largest annual record, according to Trim Tabs.
Bad news for bonds . The year has not been good with the bond market. Recording $ 72 billion flowed pension fund in 2013 as investors braced for less purchases by the Fed.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury is about 3% and traded to a minimum of 1.63% in early May. Bond yields rise when prices fall. But it was not only the Ministry of Finance, which has been hit. Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ( GAL ) has , the investment-grade corporate bonds by 4% this year. gold also had a difficult year. The target = “_blank” 28% , 2013, marking the first year on the price of gold since 2000. : fear & Greed Index, always eager
What’s next? For the moment, many analysts believe shares more a> in 2014, such as strengthening fuel further growth in corporate profits. But predicting the future can be a dangerous business. In January, analysts surveyed by CNNMoney predicts the S & P 500 could rise by 4.5% in 2013 and ends in 1490. It was by about 350 points. Netflix takes the cake. The best performing stock in the S & P 500 was Netflix ( NFLX ) , which jumped more than 300% in this year. On Tuesday, Netflix CEO showed that Reed Hastings will be set base salary and stock options jump 50% in 2014. Actions Hertz ( HTZ Fortune-500 ) jumped Tuesday after the car rental company has taken measures to limit the amount announced by the individual take over the control of the company held by the public, every investor or a group to prevent shares. In economic news, consumer confidence had a nice bump in December, according to the index of the Conference Board, which, on 78 1 rose this month to 72 in November. Economists had a slight increase in December, when the tips of holiday spending frenzy. Home prices rose at an annual rate of 13.6% in October, after the / Case- Shiller S & P. global markets in the party. European markets also had a good year. DAX Germany ( DAX ) has major European stock markets, gaining 25% in 2013. FTSE 100 London ( UKX ) increased by more than 14% and the CAC 40 () rose 57% this year, P rhyme Shinzo Abe has resulted in a program of monetary stimulus and massive budget. This was the largest annual increase shares of Tokyo in more than 40 years. The stock markets in China behind. Shanghai Composite ( SHCOMP ) fell nearly 7% in 2013. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng ( HSI ) slightly less than 3% increase this year.