Monday, September 21, 2009

Sources for Country Performance

In yesterday’s Chart of the Week: YTD Country Performance, I suggested FINVIZ.com as a source for country performance data.

A commenter was quick to raise some questions about the source data used by FINVIZ.com for their calculation of country returns. Frankly, I am at a loss for exactly how these numbers were derived, though the “U.S. listed stocks only” parenthetical remark has me wondering if the data is derived from ETFs or ADRs.

I can, however, offer three alternative sites for data and charts related to country performance:

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