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Doug Short
My original dshort.com website was launched in February 2005 using a domain name based on my real name, Doug Short. I'm a first wave boomer with a Ph.D. in English from Duke and a lifelong interest in economics and finance. In 2011 my website was acquired by Advisor Perspectives.

Doug Short Advisor Perspectives

Is the Market Still Overvalued?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Here is a summary of the four market valuation indicators we update on a monthly basis. The Crestmont Research P/E Ratio The cyclical P/E ratio using the trailing 10-year earnings as the divisor The Q Ratio, which is the total price of the market divided by its replacement cost The relationship of the S&P Composite price to a regression trendline

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The Latest Look at the Total Return Roller Coaster

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Here's an interesting set of charts that will especially resonate with those of us who follow economic and market cycles. Imagine that five years ago you invested $10,000 in the S&P 500. How much would it be worth today, with dividends reinvested but adjusted for inflation? The purchasing power of your investment has increased to $15,352 for an annualized real return of 8.60%.

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