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Looking behind the numbers for US stock indexes

Record-high equity markets are prompting worries that stocks are overpriced. But a closer look finds that the market’s current value may not seem so extreme.
Looking behind the numbers for US stock indexes

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McKinsey on Finance, Number 64

– Perspectives on Corporate Finance and Strategy
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Strategy in a digital age

How to develop corporate and business-unit strategies in a digitally disrupted world.
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