Building Financial Danger – May 8, 2020 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 more Building Financial Danger – May 8, 2020 Update

Charts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – May 4, 2020 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 more Charts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – May 4, 2020 Update

Main U.S. Stock Market Indexes – Four Ultra Long-Term 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 more Main U.S. Stock Market Indexes – Four Ultra Long-Term 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” report of April … Read more Trends Of S&P500 Earnings Forecasts

S&P500 EPS Estimates 2020 Through 2022 And Prior EPS

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 April 21, 2020, and represent an aggregation of individual S&P500 component “bottom up” analyst forecasts.  For reference, the … Read more S&P500 EPS Estimates 2020 Through 2022 And Prior EPS

Standard & Poor’s S&P500 EPS Estimates 2020 & 2021 – April 16, 2020

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 April 16, 2020: Year 2020 estimates add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $138.65/share … Read more Standard & Poor’s S&P500 EPS Estimates 2020 & 2021 – April 16, 2020

Building Financial Danger – April 8, 2020 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 more Building Financial Danger – April 8, 2020 Update

Stock Market Capitalization To GDP – Through Q4 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 Advisor Perspective site there is an update depicting this “stock market capitalization to GDP” metric. As seen in the April 2, 2020 … Read more Stock Market Capitalization To GDP – Through Q4 2019

Charts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – April 2, 2020 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 more Charts Of Equities’ Performance Since March 9, 2009 And January 1, 1980 – April 2, 2020 Update

U.S. Stock Market Indices – Four Ultra Long-Term 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 more U.S. Stock Market Indices – Four Ultra Long-Term Charts