Monday, September 12, 2011

Market Update

by Calculated Risk on 9/12/2011 04:16:00 PM

Europe was the focus again today with no U.S. economic releases. This will be a busy week for economic data, especially later in the week:
Schedule for Week of Sept 11th

S&P 500
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The first graph shows the S&P 500 since 1990 (this excludes dividends).

S&P 500The dashed line is the closing price today. The S&P 500 was first at this level in July 1998; over 13 years ago.

The second graph (click on graph for larger image) from Doug Short shows the wild market swings over the last few weeks.