Shiller vs Siegel: The market debate – are stocks overvalued?

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Yale University economist Robert Shiller and Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel square off in a debate hosted by WSJ’s E.S. Browning on the best method for calculating market value and what their conflicting assessments mean for investors.

Source: MarketWatch, April 27, 2011 (hat tip: The Big Picture).

The chart below show’s Shiller’s normalised price-earnings ratio since 1950. A picture speaks a thousand words …

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