From a Thoughtful Sloper

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I received this email today from one of your fellow Slopers with this information:

Chart 1 Shows SPX with trend lines as follows:


Black line = Trend from January, 1950 through the low in 1974. It represents a CAGR of 5.31%. Current Value = 501.10.

Brown Line = Trend from January, 1950 through the low in March, 2009. It  represents a CAGR of 6.22%. Current Value = 893.90.

Dark Green Line  represents a CAGR of 18.70% from the March, 2009 low. Current value = 1563.41.

Light Green Line represents a CAGR of 20.65% from the March, 2009 low.  Current value = 1705.67.

Can SPX continue to grow at 18% – 20% with corporate revenue dropping? Don’t think so……..

Chart 2 Shows SPX (Blue Line) plus NYSE A/D Line(Green Line).


A/D line looks like a long term double top to me.

Hold your shorts and puts.