In anticipation of the new year ahead, we’ve pulled together 15 charts that we’ll be watching and might help guide our expectations for what 2015 has in store for us.

Most developing-nation currencies declined as Poland said the risk of Russia invading Ukraine has increased in the “last dozen hours or so” after President Vladimir Putin raised the number of troops on his country’s western border.
Equities rallied after China’s export and import growth unexpectedly accelerated in January, defying signs the world’s second-largest economy will slow while fueling speculation that fake shipments are resurfacing.
Investors are favoring U.S. stocks over emerging markets by the most ever as fund flows and volatility measures show institutions are increasingly seeking the relative safety of American equities.
The biggest emerging markets are uniting to tackle under-development and currency volatility with plans to set up institutions that encroach on the roles of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Emerging-market stocks fell the most in seven months, erasing 2013 gains after Federal Reserve minutes sparked concern the U.S. may curtail stimulus and declining commodity prices dragged producers lower.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch said investors should buy emerging market bonds and equities as the so-called BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China post the biggest improvement in growth this year.
Emerging market stocks dropped, poised for a six-week low, as falling metals prices sank commodities shares and Turkish banks slid.
The truth, in regards to the world’s mineral resources, is that we in the western developed countries are not in control of supply. There are many serious concerns in regards to global resource extraction that we need to consider.
Developing-nation stocks rose to a 10-month high after U.S. lawmakers passed a bill that averted spending cuts and tax gains that had threatened the world’s largest economy.