How Has The Stock Market Priced Itself? by Gordon W. Neal
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...How Has The Stock Market Priced Itself? by Gordon W. Neal
Here's a statistical view of the stock market using the Standard & Poor's 500 as the basis for analysis, and a collection of fundamental influences.
Assessing whether the overall market is priced right is a goal of most investors. To do so, we can look at ways that the market has valued itself in the past, and there is plenty of data available. The Standard & Poor's 500 stock index is a good base, since it is a gauge of general market performance going back several decades. There are, besides earnings and dividends, other recognized ...