Total Return S&P 500 CrystalBull
YTD (Feb 15th) YTD +11.01% +3.11%
2018 2018 -4.95% -3.68%
1 cycle (2007-2018) 2007-18 +134.16% +1162.46%
2 cycles (2000-2018) 2000-18 +170.28% +7527.57%
*hypothetical results based on current model
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M1 Velocity of Money Chart

This chart shows the year-over-year changes in the M1 Velocity of Money (defined as nominal GDP divided by M1), in relation to the S&P 500.

Note that the Velocity of Money slows during recessions, and the slowdown can linger for many months.

Click here to see a chart for the M2 Velocity of Money. M1 : Equals the Monetary Base (M0), plus checkable deposits and traveler's checks (assets that can be used to pay bills and debts). M2 : Equals M1, plus savings deposits, money market deposits, and time deposits less than $100,000. For many, M2 is the figure to watch in forecasting inflation.


( HINT:  Click-and-drag left-to-right on a chart to zoom in to a specific date range.  Double-click on a chart to zoom back out. )

  = recessions