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A Snapshot of America’s Commercial progress

The ‘Declaration of Independence‘ (and separation from Great Britain) was ratified by the Continental Congress of Philadelphia on July 4th, 1776 – today marks Americas 240th birthday. That’s why this post is dedicated to the largest US corporations: For more than 60 years, since 1955 to be exact, Fortune’ Magazine has produced an annual list of the 500 US corporations …

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Economic Cycle vs Market Cycle

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The S&P 500 index contains 500 large companies listed at the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. The index can be viewed as a fairly good base, when it comes to examine the performance of different sectors like technology-, pharma-, energy- or cyclical stocks. I checked the data for the past 10 years and came up with the result, …

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