No, This Isn’t a Repeat of the Dot-Com Bubble

Stocks are sky-high, but this isn’t 1999. Here’s why.

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In fact, stock valuations are far lower today and more in-line with investors’ expectations than during the late 1990s.

Relative to U.S. bonds, stocks were the least attractive during the height of the dot-com bubble. This is a far cry from today where stocks look far more attractive relative to their fixed income counterparts.

Financial Blogger at OfDollarsAndData.com. Full Disclosure: Not investment advice. See OfDollarsAndData.com/Terms for full disclaimer.

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