Building Financial Danger – October 8, 2019 Update

My overall analysis indicates a continuing elevated and growing level of financial danger which contains many worldwide and U.S.-specific “stresses” of a very complex nature. I have written numerous posts on this site concerning both ongoing and recent “negative developments.”  These developments, as well as other exceedingly problematical conditions, have presented a highly perilous economic environment … Read moreBuilding Financial Danger – October 8, 2019 Update

Stock Market Capitalization To GDP – Through Q2 2019

“Stock market capitalization to GDP” is a notable and important metric regarding stock market valuation.  In February of 2009 I wrote of it in “Does Warren Buffett’s Market Metric Still Apply?” On the Doug Short site there is an update depicting this “stock market capitalization to GDP” metric. As seen in the October 2, 2019 … Read moreStock Market Capitalization To GDP – Through Q2 2019

VIX Weekly And Monthly Charts Since The Year 2000 – October 2, 2019 Update

For reference purposes, below are two charts of the VIX from year 2000 through Monday’s (October 1, 2019) close, which had a closing value of 18.56. Here is the VIX Weekly chart, depicted on a LOG scale, with the 13- and 34-week moving averages, seen in the cyan and red lines, respectively: (click on chart … Read moreVIX Weekly And Monthly Charts Since The Year 2000 – October 2, 2019 Update

Charts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – October 2, 2019 Update

In the March 9, 2012 post (“Charts of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980“) I highlighted two charts for reference purposes. Below are those two charts, updated through the latest daily closing price. The first is a daily chart of the S&P500 (shown in green), as well as five prominent (AAPL, IBM, … Read moreCharts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – October 2, 2019 Update

DJIA, DJTA, S&P500 And Nasdaq Long-Term Stock Index Charts

StockCharts.com 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. (click on charts to enlarge images)(charts courtesy of StockCharts.com) The … Read moreDJIA, DJTA, S&P500 And Nasdaq Long-Term Stock Index Charts

Trends Of S&P500 Earnings Forecasts

S&P500 earnings trends and estimates are a notably important topic, for a variety of reasons, at this point in time. FactSet publishes a report titled “Earnings Insight” that contains a variety of information including the trends and expectations of S&P500 earnings. For reference purposes, here are two charts as seen in the “Earnings Insight” (pdf) report of … Read moreTrends Of S&P500 Earnings Forecasts

S&P500 EPS Forecasts 2019 Through 2021 And Previous Actual Figures

As many are aware, Refinitiv publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My other posts concerning S&P earnings estimates can be found under the S&P500 Earnings tag) The following estimates are from Exhibit 24 of the “S&P500 Earnings Scorecard” (pdf) of September 16, 2019, and represent an aggregation of individual S&P500 component “bottom up” analyst forecasts.  For reference, the … Read moreS&P500 EPS Forecasts 2019 Through 2021 And Previous Actual Figures

Standard & Poor’s S&P500 EPS Estimates 2019 & 2020 – September 12, 2019

As many are aware, Standard & Poor’s publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My posts concerning their estimates can be found under the S&P500 Earnings tag) For reference purposes, the most current estimates are reflected below, and are as of September 12, 2019: Year 2019 estimates add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $161.56/share … Read moreStandard & Poor’s S&P500 EPS Estimates 2019 & 2020 – September 12, 2019

Building Financial Danger – September 9, 2019 Update

My overall analysis indicates a continuing elevated and growing level of financial danger which contains many worldwide and U.S.-specific “stresses” of a very complex nature. I have written numerous posts on this site concerning both ongoing and recent “negative developments.”  These developments, as well as other exceedingly problematical conditions, have presented a highly perilous economic environment … Read moreBuilding Financial Danger – September 9, 2019 Update

VIX Weekly And Monthly Charts Since The Year 2000 – September 4, 2019 Update

For reference purposes, below are two charts of the VIX from year 2000 through Tuesday’s (September 3, 2019) close, which had a closing value of 19.66. Here is the VIX Weekly chart, depicted on a LOG scale, with the 13- and 34-week moving averages, seen in the cyan and red lines, respectively: (click on chart … Read moreVIX Weekly And Monthly Charts Since The Year 2000 – September 4, 2019 Update