Awesome and informative graphic from Deutsche Bank via Alphaville:


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Reflections on the crisis soundtrack of our lives
Lisa Pollack
FTAlphaville, Aug 09 09:57

Category: Investing, Markets

Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. If you could repeat previously discredited memes or steer the conversation into irrelevant, off topic discussions, it would be appreciated. Lastly, kindly forgo all civility in your discourse . . . you are, after all, anonymous.

6 Responses to “Financial Crisis at 5 Years: Asset Class Performance”

  1. albnyc says:

    Honey, get me rewrite!

  2. Moss says:

    I thought Gold Bugs were crazy.

  3. tagyoureit says:

    Too much bass, not enough treble leaves it boomy and muddy. Time for a new song.

  4. Mike in Nola says:

    Gee, I wonder why commodities would skyrocket in what should be a deflationary environment? I’m sure it’s nothing to do with the Feds QE or China’s stimulus. At least those not in the financial elite did not suffer from higher food and fuel costs.

    Well, at least my treasuries beat the S&P.

  5. TomL says:

    Corn as the #1 investment vehicle for the past 5 years.

    1. It helps when Congress puts its thumb on the scale.
    (a) Corn as a feedstock for ethanol.
    (b) Sugar import quotas & duties

    2. Iowa. Population: 3.046 million. Republican caucus votes cast in 2012: 122, 255. Electoral votes: 6 (loss of 1 from 2010 census.) PR value in the presidential election cycle: Priceless.

  6. blackjaquekerouac says:

    well thank God there’s “no such thing as corn in the USA.” i mean c’mon. Corn? you mean ETHANOL…not corn. and of course “these are tiny markets” all. the only one that matters is IG non-financial…and that says all you need to know. “those who chase yield or play in obscure corners of Mr. Market are playing a fool’s game.’ they claim to always know more than Mr. Market…and once you “pay the true cost” of this belief…you will be found wanting. the claim that “markets are broken” is simply not a dis-proveable claim, therefore it is not valid. the claim “all markets moving up together is bad” IS a proveable claim. why don’t we start with that first…and maybe throw in a mutual fund that “won’t take any more money in because the trading strategy has run its course.” don’t have the latter do we…of course “it must be because the market’s are all screwed up.” give me a break. still not too early in my view and here’s why: