Total Return S&P 500 CrystalBull
YTD (Apr 26th) YTD +7.31% +7.53%
1 yr. (2016) 2016 +11.80% +7.46%
1 yr. (2015) 2015 +1.21% +14.84%
1 cycle (2007-2016) 2007-16 +73.36% +942.75%
2 cycles (2000-2016) 2000-16 +100.10% +6200.19%
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M2 Velocity of Money Chart

This chart shows the year-over-year changes in the M2 Velocity of Money (defined as nominal GDP divided by M2), 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 M1 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 the top chart (S&P 500) to zoom in to a specific date range.  Double-click on S&P 500 chart to zoom back out. )

  = recessions