This indicator has been trending slightly downward for about a month now, but it hasn't fallen below the 75% mark for quite some time. Generally, whenever this breadth reading gets above the 80% level, the market is due for a breather.
In contrast, less than 50% of NASDAQ stocks are above their 200-day moving averages.
According to Martin Pring, that means that relatively few stocks are participating in the rally, and an even lower number are registering new highs. Moreover, there are currently slightly more stocks at new 52-week lows than highs, even though the NASDAQ is very close to its bull market high
Obviously, business effects the economy of states. But, as the Washington Post notes, businesses are not created equally - bigger businesses naturally have outsized influence, generating more revenue, paying more taxes and employing more people.
The following chart shows the largest company, by revenue, in each state. Some of these seem like easy guesses. For example: GM in Michigan, ExxonMobil in Texas, Berkshire Hathaway in Nebraska, Nike in Oregon, Walmart in Arkansas, and FedEx in Tennesse.