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Old 01-02-2015, 09:27 AM   #1
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Ignore predictions, know the past (charts)

Here are my updated charts which give some perspective on what has happened in the SP500 over recent decades. It's hopefully useful to those who want to know what has happened. Predictions are unfortunately worthless -- though I read some anyway.

This chart shows the SP500 in bull markets with the current one in blue from the start in March 2009:

And this is another view showing the SP500 over several decades:


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Old 01-02-2015, 05:46 PM   #2
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On the other hand:

Illustration Of Bull And Bear Markets - Business Insider

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Wow, that thick blue line keeps getting more impressive! Thanks for keeping up the charts!
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