Long-term chart of the S&P 500 index. Monthly closing prices going back 10 years. Although this index is trading at an all-time high, when you adjust for inflation the market still has a lot of ground to make up.
Chart of the volatility of the stock market, as measured by the VIX index. VIX is often called the “fear guage” for stock market investors, because it tends to spike higher when there is bad news about the economy, or geopolitical events, or anything of significance that may cause stock markets to fall.
Chart of the S&P 500 index, showing the weekly closing prices, going back one year.
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