All posts tagged "relationship"

  • Equities are Cheap Relative to High Yield Bonds

    Businessweek reports that the relationship between the earnings yield on stocks and the income provided by junk bonds is at a point where equities are relatively cheap. The lowest-rated debt pays 3.22 percentage points more than the...

    • Posted March 30, 2010
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  • Ken Fisher Predicts Stocks May Rally as much as 70% Above March Lows

    Ken Fisher thinks stocks are cheap in relation to long term interest rates. SMA comment: This would appear to be the case if we don’t experience an economic depression. Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601213&sid=abr0IQPpbDGU&refer=home ***

    • Posted April 22, 2009
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  • Equities Have Now Become "Reasonably" Priced in Relation to GDP

    Carol J. Loomis and Doris Burke of Fortune report that stocks as a percentage of GDP have reached 75% versus the insane 190% of March 2000. According to Warren Buffett, equities are now reasonably priced, but closer...

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Marc Faber Says Industrial Commodities are a Better Buy Than Gold

    Marc Faber recently pointed out that industrial commodities are the cheapest they have been relative to gold in 30 years. Faber also believes oil will eventually rise in price because of the limited supply and inevitable increase...

    • Posted January 12, 2009
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  • Stock Market Cap/GDP is Substantially Below Average

    Barron’s reported in their latest issue that the current stock market capitalization as a percentage of GDP is at 59%, well below the average of 79% since 1930. However, it remains quite a bit above the lows...

    • Posted November 27, 2008
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  • The S&P 500 is Trading 32% Below 200 Day Moving Average

    Bespoke Investment Group pointed out yesterday that the S&P 500 is trading at its lowest point in relation to its 200 day moving average since the Great Depression. Source: http://bespokeinvest.typepad.com/bespoke/2008/11/sp-500-200-day-moving-average-spread-at–32.html ***

    • Posted November 18, 2008
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  • Money Market Assets High in Relation to the S&P 500

    Stephen Oakes of Jutia Group reports that U. S. money market fund assets in relation to the S&P 500 stands at a peak of 30.25% which has been a launching point for bull markets in the past....

    • Posted November 6, 2008
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  • Liz Ann Sonders Says the S&P 500 Trading 25% Below its 200 Day Moving Average

    Liz Ann Sonders, on CNBC today, pointed out how bad the market is by stating the S&P 500 is 25% below its 200 day moving average, which is a rare occurence. Bespoke Investment Group, at their site,...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Margin Debt

    Margin debt as a percentage of market cap is near the previous peak reached in 2000. This indicates the bulls are nearly tapped out and could presage a fall.

    • Posted October 20, 2007
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