The Most Important Investment Indicator for 2014

Author: Frank Holmes
Date Posted: December 31, 2013 Read time: 1 min

CNBC’s Closing Bell welcomes Frank Holmes to share his investment ideas for the new year. Frank says the global Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) is the most important indicator for investors looking into 2014. The PMI readings show early signs of economic strength and well being for the manufacturing sector.


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