Calculate the total return on the S&P 500 between two dates including reinvested dividends and inflation.
Don’t Quit Your Day Job is a site which varies between many types of articles – Personal Finance, Politics, Investing, Economics, Random. One of those categories, Investing, has been given short shrift in order to make way for more articles in the other categories. Today we plant a stake; ‘Investing’ will now have a featured article monthly, where we’ll use options to try to determine the outlook for the S&P 500 in the near future. Since this is the first article, let’s discuss the method we will use to predict movement.