Chart of the Week: Capacity Utilization

Monday, October 27, 2003 | 12:00 PM

S&P 500 earnings (blue line) have been rising despite the continued decrease in capacity utilization (gold line).

Earnings vs. Capacity Utilization
Source: Chart of the Day

This excess capacity is the hangover from the massive over-investment in tech and telecom during the 90s bubble.

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it is a nice report

Posted by: gbrkprasad | Dec 8, 2003 4:56:38 AM

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