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Lookout Report: Are We In A Panic-Selling Correction, Or A Necessary Reassessment Of Market Valuation? Aug 11 Product Image

Lookout Report: Are We In A Panic-Selling Correction, Or A Necessary Reassessment Of Market Valuation? Aug 11

  • Published: August 2011
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Alcoa Inc.
  • Chevron Corp.
  • ConAgra Foods Inc.
  • Credit Suisse Group AG
  • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
  • Newmont Mining Corp.
  • MORE

Abstract
What can investors make of recent events and price action in the financial markets- Markets are constantly sending signals for participants to consider, but the challenge is always in the interpretation of the data. Recent declines in major stock market indices and Treasury security yields have certainly caught our attention. To put recent stock market weakness in historical perspective, the 17% decline in the S&P 500 Index to 1,119.46 on August 8 from 1,345.02 on July 22 (11 trading days) is just over half the magnitude of the 31% decline that occurred during the market crash to 224.84 on Oct. 19, 1987, from the interim high of 328.08 on Oct. 5, 1987 (10 trading days). As S&P 500 corporations deliver...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Alcoa Inc.
- ConAgra Foods Inc.
- McDonald's Corp.
- Newmont Mining Corp.
- Chevron Corp.
- Siemens AG
- United States of America (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Credit Suisse Group AG
- Banco Comercial Portugues S.A.
- Yum! Brands Inc.
- UBS AG
- Koninklijke DSM N.V.
- ExxonMobil Corp.
- ConocoPhillips
- Clariant AG
- Skanska AB
- Aperam S.A.

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- Alcoa Inc.
- ConAgra Foods Inc.
- McDonald's Corp.
- Newmont Mining Corp.
- Chevron Corp.
- Siemens AG
- United States of America (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Credit Suisse Group AG
- Banco Comercial Portugues S.A.
- Yum! Brands Inc.
- UBS AG
- Koninklijke DSM N.V.
- ExxonMobil Corp.
- ConocoPhillips
- Clariant AG
- Skanska AB
- Aperam S.A.

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