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Land of the Free and Home of the Debt

WASHINGTON | By Pablo Pardo | Does anybody remember where the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index was five years ago? At 666. Since then, the S&P 500 has gone up a whopping 175 percent. The market has defied fiscal cliffs, Republican obstructionism, three rounds of Quantitative Easing, the start of the Fed’s ‘tapering’, the change in Chinese leadership, the euro near-collapse, a nuclear catastrophe in Japan, a wave of revolutions in the Middle East, and even a Russian invasion of Crimea.


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After 45 months of S&P 500 rises

MADRID | By Javier Flores, analyst at Asinver | The question, of course, is how long it will take for the curve to head downwards. No expansion lasts for ever.


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US corporate profits are Keynesian

By Luis Arroyo, in Madrid | In 2011, corporate profits in the US have been exceptionally high. According to the accounts of S&P 500 companies, or according to the national accountancy, business margins have risen more than ever before. However, the consensus on Wall Street says that they will continue to rise, so the PER rate (price per earnings) is still low: therefore, the stocks will go up like a shot. In…


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JP Morgan: “Most times, the S&P 500 rallies at the end of the year”

Do The Corner’s readers feel in need of some optimistic note? Here you are, thanks to JP Morgan: although up until next Friday the volatility in the S&P 500 may increase due to the fact that on that day $385bn in options reach maturity, JP Morgan has published an analysis of the effect known as end of year. Smile. It looks at the historical performance, since 1920, of the market…


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JP Morgan: "Most times, the S&P 500 rallies at the end of the year"

Do The Corner’s readers feel in need of some optimistic note? Here you are, thanks to JP Morgan: although up until next Friday the volatility in the S&P 500 may increase due to the fact that on that day $385bn in options reach maturity, JP Morgan has published an analysis of the effect known as end of year. Smile. It looks at the historical performance, since 1920, of the market…