tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2875915890415125655.post8657299999740459878..comments2020-08-15T20:05:25.912+01:00Comments on <a href="http://www.retirementinvestingtoday.com">Retirement Investing Today</a>: The FTSE 100 Cyclically Adjusted PE Ratio (FTSE 100 CAPE or PE10) – March 2013 UpdateRetirementInvestingTodayhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03088383743670046657noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2875915890415125655.post-60034447407284937952013-10-23T14:28:51.595+01:002013-10-23T14:28:51.595+01:00Thanks for the useful information. I've tried...Thanks for the useful information. I've tried in the past to find the historic foreign earnings data for a reasonable price but have not had any luck. Did you get this information from Datastream or directly from FTSE?Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2875915890415125655.post-79306341569600408152013-08-12T18:08:36.122+01:002013-08-12T18:08:36.122+01:00In the case of PE at a given point in time, clearl...In the case of PE at a given point in time, clearly the value of the pound at that time is immaterial. He's only used inflation measures when calculating CAPE, as it takes average earnings over the previous ten years (if data is available for that long). In order to compare the real value of those earnings to the price, he's eliminated the effects of inflation over that ten year period.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2875915890415125655.post-78515343889421296852013-05-17T09:12:34.508+01:002013-05-17T09:12:34.508+01:00RIT,
Thanks for this. I don't understand how ...RIT,<br /><br />Thanks for this. I don't understand how you can adjust a ratio for inflation. Both the price of the shares, the numerator, and their earnings, the denominator, are stated in the same pound values. Could you please explain?<br />Thanks, Joyful.The Joyful Investorhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07639428026932659877noreply@blogger.com