by Calculated Risk on 5/04/2009 06:11:00 PM
Monday, May 04, 2009
By popular demand ...
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The first graph is from Doug Short of dshort.com (financial planner): "Four Bad Bears".
The S&P 500 is up 34% from the bottom, and still off 42% from the peak.
Note that the Great Depression crash is based on the DOW; the three others are for the S&P 500.
The second graph shows the S&P 500 since 1990.
The dashed line is the closing price today.
This puts the recent rally into perspective.