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Old 08-12-2016, 05:48 AM   #1
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from 12.31.99 to 08.11.16 - DJIA +71.11%, S&P 500 +57.27%, NASDAQ + 56.72%

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Old 08-12-2016, 07:12 AM   #2
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Cumulative inflation from 12.31.1999 thru June 2016 was 43.22%.

Do the above numbers include dividends reinvested? Makes a big difference. They must, because otherwise the Nasdaq wouldn't show that much gain. Dec 31, 1999 it was at 4069 versus 5228 yesterday.

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Old 08-12-2016, 07:15 AM   #3
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I'll take an even longer view of results. The results approximate our working lives.

08/31/1976 to 08/11/2016
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Old 08-12-2016, 08:29 AM   #4
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Do the above numbers include dividends reinvested?
Apologies, I had the TV on mute when Squawk Box put the chart up and didn't hear the specifics. Just thought it was interesting.
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