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2008 vs. History

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

I know you’re probably getting tired of looking at this stuff but I thought these two graphics I put together are interesting. The first one is a bar chart comparison of this year’s monthly total returns for the S&P 500 Index vs. the long-term average for that month. As you can see, it hasn’t been […]

We’re Looking at the Second Worst June in S&P History

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

As of Friday’s close, the S&P 500 Index is down 8.55% on a total return basis for the month of June. If things don’t improve during Monday’s trading, this June’s performance will be the worst June performance in S&P 500 Index history and the second worst in the S&P Index’s history. Remember, the S&P Index […]