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Perspective on the Post – Financial Crisis market

June 12, 2014

Todays chart gives us perspective on the post financial crisis rally and illustrates the turnout of the markets. This chart portrays US’s S&P 500,┬áChina (Shanghai Composite), Japan (Nikkei 225), India (S&P BSE Sensex), Germany (DAX), France (CAC 40) and the UK (FTSE 100). For example S&P 500 has rallied and recovered 143% since the financial crisis.


S&P 500 Long Term Earnings

November 6, 2013



  • Today’s chart illustrates how earnings declined over 92% from its Q3 2007 peak to Q1 2009.
  • Over the past two quarters, however, corporate earnings have picked up significantly enough to where inflation-adjusted S&P 500 earnings are now beginning to challenge all-time record highs.