YTD Charts: NDX, SPX, Nasdaq, Dow, Russell 2000

As of yesterday’s close, the year-to-date gains for many of the major indices – excepting the first week run up – have been eliminated.

As of last night’s close, the NDX, the S&P500, and the Nasdaq comp are below the opening weeks’ highs.

click for larger graphs:

NASDAQ
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SPX
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NDX
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DJIA:  The Dow sits just above its opening week highs:
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The Russell 2000 is the one stand out, appreciably above its first weeks’ finish.
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Essentially, the entire year’s performance gains have come from that single week’s run up.

 

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UPDATE:   April 18, 2006  12:39pm

Note: I whipped these up before the open —
Better make that one week and a day!

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Source:
Ritholtz Research & Analytics

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