What a year.
• The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 29.65%
• The S&P 500 Index was up 32.39%
• The S&P MidCap 400 Index was up 33.50%
• The S&P SmallCap 600 was 41.31%
Of the ten indexes I keep track of here at AFM, 7 were up. Of the three that were down, Gold was by far the worst, losing 28.24% for the year.
The S&P 500’s 2013 return was its best since 1997 (it ranks 14th in the 88 years that I have data for).
You can view the full report (along with the numbers for 2011 and 2012) by clicking on the following graphic.