Four Stock Market Indexes – Ultra Long-Term Charts maintains long-term historical charts of various major stock market indices, interest rates, currencies, commodities, and economic indicators.

As a long-term reference, below are charts depicting various stock market indices for the dates shown.  All charts are depicted on a monthly basis using a LOG scale.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average, from 1900 – December 30, 2022:

DJIA since 1900

The Dow Jones Transportation Average, from 1900 – December 30, 2022:

DJTA since 1900

The S&P500, from 1925 – December 30, 2022:

S&P500 since 1925

The Nasdaq Composite, from 1978 – December 30, 2022:

Nasdaq Composite since 1978


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 3837.48 as this post is written