Monthly Real S&P 500 Price from 1881 thru March 2017: Chart

The S&P 500 closed at 2,402.32 on price basis today. Year-to-date the index is up a decent 7.30%. In the past 10 years it has grown by 4.81%. Over the long run the index has beat inflation. The Monthly Real Return of S&P 500 from 1881 thru March, 2017 is shown below: Click to enlarge   …

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Corporate Tax Rates in Select Developed Countries: Chart

The US corporate tax rate has stayed at the 40% rate for many years now. But in many developed countries the tax rate has been been declining in the past few years as shown in the chart below: Click to tn enlarge   Source: Charles Schwab, KPMG data as of 4/26/2017. The U.S. statutory corporate …

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