This Chart Predicts the Future of the Longest Bull Run in Stock Market History

If you want to know the future of something, very often you have to trace it to its beginnings.

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Risen from the grave

A year later, on March 12th, 2020, the Financial Times ran an article with the words “R.I.P. to the 11-year bull market”.

Source: Yahoo Finance

QE the magic pill

To answer that question I had a theory. To test that theory I traced the bull market back to its beginnings in early 2009, and overlaid the S&P 500 with another statistic — the amount of US government debt.

Source: US Department of the Treasury and Yahoo! Finance

A very expensive roller coaster ride

Source: US Department of the Treasury, US Bureau of Economic Analysis and Yahoo! Finance

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