Housing vs. Equities

Case Shiller was reported this morning up 1.2% y/y for July.  The datapoint serves as confirmation that housing prices are recovering.

Below is a chart of Case Shiller vs. the S&P 500 since 2000.  It shows that even though housing prices may be starting to turn, they still have quite a ways to climb.  Also it highlights that even despite the housing bubble burst, housing prices have still risen since the turn of the century and have thus outperformed equities.

Housing Outperforms Equities

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