Worst. Analog. Ever.

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I noticed that the most prominent story over on MarketWatch was this one…….


Now I’m a big fan of analogs, as you know, and I was curious to see what they were touting this time. After all, the last analog they were harping about was pretty cool (although, quite obviously, it didn’t come to fruition):


But, ummm, this latest one………….how shall I say this?………is complete crap. I am a very visual person, and I can spot a great analog a mile away, but these two charts have about as much in common as Kate Upton and Hillary Clinton. I cannot believe MarketWatch – or anyone, for that matter – would waste two seconds mentioning this ridiculous and useless “parallel”: