A tip of the hat goes to Matt Thompson, CFA for this tweet.

Question of the Day

Choice 1: Today is more like 2000 or 2007

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Choice 2: Today is more like 2002 or 2009

Choice 3: Neither. The markets will be range-bound for many years

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Mike "Mish" Shedlock

Consumer Sentiment Lowest Since 2012, Consumer Confidence Highest Since 2000

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index took a plunge today. The Conference Board's measure is at highs.

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.

S&P 500 Slips into Bear Territory on Worst Christmas Eve Trading Ever

The S&P 500 went into bear market territory today on the worst Christmas Eve trading session ever, percentage-wise.

Just 5 Stocks Account for 20% of the S&P 500

If you believe you are diversifying by buying an index ETF, you are mistaken.

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).

Hussman: "I Expect the S&P 500 to Lose 2/3 of Its Value"

There are bears and then there are bears. Hussman claims he is not a PermaBear, no matter how he sounds.

Question of the Day: Is the Bond Bull Market Over?

Amidst talk of red lines, trends lines, and common sense lines, the debate lingers: Is the bond bull market over or not?

Wage Growth for Men About 1/4% Per Year Since 2000, Women About 1/2% Per Year

Women are slowly catching up to men in median wages but growth has been pathetic across the board.

Are Stocks Cheap? Diving Further Into the Russell 2000, S&P 500, and Nasdaq P/E Ratios

I am quite sure I have missed other creative measures spewed out by market analysts promoting the message “stocks are cheap”.