Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Corporate Profits as a Percentage of Personal Consumption Expenditures (Musical Tribute)

The following chart shows the 3-year moving average of corporate profits after tax with inventory valuation adjustment (IVA) and capital consumption adjustment (CCAdj) divided by personal consumption expenditures.

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The local peaks are shown in red.
The long-term median is shown in blue.

Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. - Charles Mackay

Source Data:
St. Louis Fed: Custom Chart

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