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Stock Market

 Featured Items  
RECENTOutlook: How Crestmont Research Forecasts  
 Serious Implications: Forecast Skew Over the Next Decade  
PONDERABLEThe Big Shift: A Secular Realignment of Profits and P/E  
 Secular Stock Market Cycles  
RECENTOutlook: How Crestmont Research Forecasts  
 Understanding Secular Stock Market Cycles  
 Are We There Yet? Secular Stock Market Cycle Status  
 Stock Market Matrix2018Mar 4, 2019
 Secular Cycles Explained2018Jan 7, 2019
 Secular Cycles2018Jan 18, 2019
 Secular Cycle Dashboard2018Jan 18, 2019
UPDATEThis Secular Bear…So FarSep 2019Oct 8, 2019
 Secular Bear Example  
 Living Through the Last Secular Bear  
 Deja Vu  
 Long-Term Returns  
 Where Did It Come From: Is the Trend Your Friend?  
 Components of Return2018Jan 7, 2019
 Waiting for Average Apr 5, 2016
 Groundhog Decade for Stocks  
 Generation Returns2018Jan 7, 2019
 Distorted Averages2018Jan 7, 2019
 Gazing at the Future2018Jan 7, 2019
 Stock Market Yo-Yo2018Jan 7, 2019
 Must Be Present to Win (Or Lose?)  
 Shiller Shortfall  
 Financial Physics  
 Crestmont’s Research: Putting It Together2018Mar 4, 2019
 Financial Physics2018Mar 4, 2019
 Dissecting Returns  
 P/E Ratio  
 Secular Stock Market P/EDec 2018Jan 7, 2019
UPDATEThe P/E Summary (Quarterly)Sep 2019Oct 8, 2019
 The P/E Report (Annual)Dec 2018Jan 7, 2019
 The Truth About P/Es  
 P/E: Forward Operating Averages 122018Jan 18, 2019
 Nightmare on Wall Street2016Feb 5, 2017
 P/E Ratios & Inflation2018Jan 18, 2019
 P/E Ratio vs. Dividend Yield2018Jan 7, 2019
 Natural Pinnacle to P/Es  
 Earnings & Economy  
UPDATEEarnings Trends: History & FutureSep 2019Oct 8, 2019
 Converging on the Horizon2015Feb 8, 2016
 EPS Reality2018Mar 4, 2019
 It’s Not the Economy2018Mar 4, 2019
 Beyond The Horizon: Redux 2011  
 Back to the Horizon Dec 2008
 Beyond the Horizon  
 Siegel’s Shortfall  
 Market Volatility  
UPDATEStock Market Volatility: An Erratic CycleSep 2019Oct 8, 2019
 Significant Swings2018Jan 7, 2019
 Stock Market Returns & VolatilityDec 2018Jan 7, 2019
 Volatility in PerspectiveDec 2018Jan 7, 2019
 Calm Before the Storm  
 A Minsky Review  
 Investment Implications  
PONDERABLEThe Big Shift: A Secular Realignment of Profits and P/E  
 Serious Implications: Forecast Skew Over the Next Decade  
FAVORITEReconciliation Principle: Returns & Forecasts Must Add Up  
 Exit from Wonderland  
 Half & Half: Why Rowing Works2018Jan 7, 2019
 The Impact of Losses  
 Game Changer Apr 5, 2013
 Row, Not Sail  
 Portfolio Mismanagement  
 Markowitz Misunderstood  
 Destitute at 80: Retiring in Secular Cycles  
 Rowing vs. the Roller Coaster  
 Looming Crisis  
 Up & Down Capture Graph2018Jan 18, 2019
 Up & Down Capture2018Jan 18, 2019
 Impact of Rebalancing  

Interest Rates

 Interest Rate History  
 Bond Yields: Reasonable Expectations2018Jan 18, 2019
 The Yield Curve, the Fed, & P/Es2018Jan 18, 2019
 The 6/50 Rule2018Jan 18, 2019
 The 10-Year Treasury Note2018Jan 18, 2019
 Interest Rates & Inflation2018Jan 18, 2019
 Dynamic History2017Feb 3, 2017
 Investment Implications  
 Ladder in a Bear2018Jan 18, 2019
 Climb the Ladder2018Jan 18, 2019
 Surfing the Roll  
 Grossly Misunderstood Debt  


 Economic Growth  
 Recessions By Decade: Record on the Horizon  
 Economic Cycle Dashboard  
 Worst Recovery Since…Ever?2018Mar 4, 2019
 GDP – Real Economic Growth2018Mar 4, 2019
 GDP & Economic Productivity2018Mar 4, 2019
 GDP & Population Growth2018Mar 4, 2019
 General Economy  
 GDP – Nominal: 10-Year Rolling Components2018Mar 4, 2019
 GDP – Nominal & EPS2018Mar 4, 2019

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