Friday, November 12, 2010

Stock Market Post-Peak Historical Performances

On November 6 Doug Short posted an interesting chart on his site.

This chart shows the post-peak performances, in percentage terms, of four bear markets, as shown.

As one can see, the current trajectory of the S&P500 (post-2007 peak)  is quite distinct from that of the post-2000 Nasdaq, post-1989 Nikkei, and post-1929 Dow Jones Industrials:

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There are many different ways to interpret this chart.  It should be interesting to monitor on a going-forward basis.

A Special Note concerning our economic situation is found here
SPX at 1213.54 as this post is written


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