Back in Black

Eddy Elfenbein points out that the SPX is now positive for the millenium, since its close at 1471.48 on April 17, 2007.

That’s 0.15% higher than the December 31, 1999 close of 1469.25, for a 7-1/4 year gain of 0.15%. (The bad news is that inflation has increased by 22%; dividends have
added about 12.5%)

Here’s Eddy’s rundown of some major indexes since December 31, 1999:

S&P 600 Small-Cap Value…………129.84%
S&P 600 Small-Cap………………….115.01%
S&P 400 Mid-Cap Value……………109.02%
S&P 600 Small-Cap Growth……….98.15%
S&P 400 Mid-Cap………………………97.07%
S&P 400 Mid-Cap Growth…………..84.92%
Dow Utilities……………………………..82.35%
Dow Transports…………………………70.70%
Morgan Stanley Cyclical……………..68.33%
Russell 2000……………………………..64.23%
Morgan Stanley Consumer………….36.02%
S&P 500 Value………………………….29.95%
Dow………………………………………….11.10% (29.03% w/divs)
Russell 3000………………………………8.19%
Wilshire 5000…………………………….7.95% (20.49% w/divs)
Russell 1000………………………………4.60%
S&P 500…………………………………….0.15%
S&P 100………………………………….-15.04%
S&P 500 Growth………………………-23.75%
Nasdaq…………………………………….-38.15%
Nasdaq 100……………………………..-50.51%

 

Good stuff — thanks Eddy

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