Earnings Yield On S&P 500 Points To Higher Levels By End Of 2014

Posted by Derek Tomczyk on Jun 9, 2014 - 12:00am

When interest rates are lower, the cost of capital is lower, therefore borrowing is cheaper and on the flip side lending money through the purchase of bonds yields a lower return. This should generaly support higher equity prices, but by how much? What is a reasonable valuation? Click below to find out.

Earnings Yield On S&P 500 Points To Higher Levels By End Of 2014

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