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Hours of Labor Needed to Buy SPX, CRB, Gold

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 12, 2010 @ 11:45 am In Commodities,Inflation,Investing,Wages & Income | Comments Disabled

I find these 3 charts, courtesy of Ron Griess of The Chart Store [1], fascinating. They contextualize market gains, dollar weakness and inflation and deflation relative to various markets:

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S&P500

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Commodities

[3]

Gold

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[1] The Chart Store: http://www.thechartstore.com/default.aspx/MenuItemID/251/MenuGroup/Subscribers+Home+Front+Page.htm

[2] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/1-8-10-Hours-of-Work-7.gif

[3] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/1-8-10-Hours-of-Work-1.gif

[4] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/1-8-10-Hours-of-Work-4.gif

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