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S&P; 500 Cash Index

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Above Charts From Yahoo! Finance Major World Indices
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Euro vs. US Dollar

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Above 15 Minute Chart from Stockcharts.

The 6% gap-and-crap action as happened in Spain is not an everyday occurrence to say the least. Clearly, the bailout euphoria was totally unjustified, as called in advance.

For a look at the European bond market selloff, please see An “Emperor Has No Clothes” Moment: ESM Has Failed Already

Mike “Mish” Shedlock

499 out of 500 S&P 500 Stocks Rose Today

Every stock in the S&P 500 rose today with the exception of Newmont Mining (NEM).

Total Returns, Gold, S&P 500, Us Treasury Bonds: Do You Really Know the Facts?

Do you know what the total returns are in various asset classes? Reader Michael pinged me with an interesting chart of Gold vs. the S&P 500 vs. 30-year treasury bonds. Let’s take a look.

California USA vs. Ontario Canada – Which State (Province) Is In Worse Shape? Canadian Banks vs. US

Inquiring minds are interested in a comparison between the state of California and Ontario, a province of Canada. “Firefiend” Writes:

Chart of the Day: 3-Month Treasury Yield Surpasses S&P 500 Yield

For the first time in a decade, the yield on three-month treasuries exceeds that of S&P 500 dividends.

Unsustainable Social Security Promises: Spain vs. U.S.

I have written numerous times about pension problems in the US. Let’s cross the Atlantic and take a peek at the setup in Spain, then let’s compare the two setups.

Housing Bubble Comparison: US, UK, Canada, Spain, Australia, Japan

The Economist has a fantastic interactive graphic of housing bubbles over time, shown below. It may take a while to load.

Financial Engineering Chart of the Day: Fed Balance Sheet vs. S&P 500

I was playing around with some ideas on the St Louis Fed “Fred” database and came up with this.

Ritholtz on Gold and on Making Predictions; How Secular Bull Markets End; Winning vs. Investing

Inquiring minds may be interested in this flashback from Barry Ritholtz originally written published June 2005 and republished March 27th, 2011 on The Folly of Forecasting.

New Ways of Thinking: Party of Five Propels S&P 500 Higher

A mere five companies account for nearly half of the rise of an index of 500 stocks.