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shiller on the mystery of lofty stock market elevations

I wrote with some concern about the high ratio in this space a little over a year ago, when it stood at around 23, far above its 20th-century average of 15.21.

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Life Perseveres on the Titanic Theory

In the recent years all asset prices are rising together. There might be many causes for this including

  • The governments printing money ( Quantitate Easing) and hence increasing liquidity in the markets…
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Mental Models

August 20, 2014

Stocks opened mixed (Dow +28 pts; SPX +.08%; Nasdaq flat). Industrials, which were hit the most in the recent pullback, are leading the charge today. Exchange trade volume remains very light. 342 more words

SHILLER: The Market Is At One Of Its Most Expensive Levels Of All Time...| Business Insider

Joe Weisenthal on Yale Professor Robert Shiller’s CAPE pricing model:

So while it’s true that the market is very expensive right now, based on his measure, notes that it’s difficult to use this information to actually time the market.

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US & Canada

Read -- 2014/07/06

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift“, by David D. Kirkpatrick (NY Times). “Across the region…the resurgence of Sunni-Shiite sectarian hostilities has followed a similar pattern: The weakening of the old states leads anxious citizens to fall back on sectarian identity, while insecure rulers surround themselves with loyalists from their clans and denominations, systematically alienating others, often on sectarian lines.”
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