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The S&P 500 - adjusted for inflation and dividends - is 9 times higher today than it was in...

The S&P 500 - adjusted for inflation and dividends - is 9 times higher today than it was in 1983, reports Eddy Elfenbein. The entirety of that gain was in the first 16 years though, as the adjusted index stands today exactly where it stood in April 1999.
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  • bbro
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    People paid way too much for future cash flows in 2000....this situation
    doesn't exist today ( despite what Shiller will tell you)
    13 Apr 2012, 09:54 AM Reply Like
  • Stoploss
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    13 Apr 2012, 10:03 AM Reply Like
  • wapiti
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    Just like 1999 only this times its consumer discretionary stocks ina bubble..TPX @ 23 X cash flow, LULU@ 52X CF, ISRG@ 32X CF...IBD stock hype...they too will go the way of the "bubble" stocks
    13 Apr 2012, 10:11 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    In 2000 the S&P traded over 2 times sales...today it trades 1.30 times
    sales....
    13 Apr 2012, 10:14 AM Reply Like
  • Rhianni32
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    This breaking news report: Stock were overvalued in 2000!
    Coming up next: Possible problems in the housing and mortgage industries...
    13 Apr 2012, 11:00 AM Reply Like
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