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SPX 2013 30% Return?

July 14, 2013 Leave a comment


Since 1950 there have been 5 instances where SPX finished the year above 30% from the previous year.

Let’s look at some data.

Correlation between the 2 years weekly returns so far: .21

1995 27th week return for year: 21.14%

2013 27th week return for year: 14.57%



BUT… in most instances when SPX end of year returns exceeded 30% it was at the beginning of a strong bottoming trough in earnings.


On a tangential note 1995 was the year of the OJ Simpson trial. 2013 is the year of the Zimmerman Martin trial…

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