On today’s “Chart Attack,” Bloomberg’s Barry Ritholtz looks at a chart that suggests the S&P 500 Index could be headed for a major crash. He speaks with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.”

What the 1982-87 Parallel to Today Could Mean

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JPMorgan’s James Liu, Global Financial Private Capital’s Mike Sorrentino and Bloomberg’s Barry Ritholtz discuss the outlook for U.S. stocks and Federal Reserve monetary policy on “Street Smart.

Are Stocks at the Beginning of a Serious Bull Run?

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Alcoa reported second-quarter earnings and sales that beat analysts’ expectations after an increase in the price of aluminum including regional delivery premiums. JPMorgan’s James Liu and Bloomberg’s Trish Regan, Julie Hyman, Matt Miller and Barry Ritholtz take a look at the numbers on “Street Smart

Alcoa Earnings Beat After Jump in Aluminum Premiums

Source: Bloomberg, July 8 2014

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2 Responses to “1980s Parallel to Today”

  1. rd says:

    I am a bit baffled why everybody wants to look at the 1970s and 80s, even the late 1920s as parallels to today. If there are parallels out there, I would think the late 1800s would probably be closer to today than most of the 20th century given the huge labor force adjustments taking place worldwide as the implications of the latest technology revolution have been similar to the industrial revolution accompanied by the steam engine and electricity. We saw the major move from the farms to the cities in the 1800s and the early 1900s and now many of those types of jobs have been vanishing over the past 30 years requiring new labor force shifts. That was also a period of huge income inequality and rolling booms and busts with financial crises.

  2. brokrbob1 says:

    Talk about comparing apples and hand grenades. The bull market that started in 1982 broke out to new highs that year, with the Dow breaking through 1000 with conviction and never looking back. This bull market didn’t break out to new highs until 2013 in the S&P. The low in 2009 was a generational low, and if you want to start counting there, you need to go back to 1974 for a comparison that makes sense.

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