Is the US market expensive?

The US market is trading above its long-term average … but on some measures it isn’t overpriced.

Hard to fault the first quarter earnings season in the US thus far. Analysts expected S&P500 earnings to lift 1.2% for the first quarter. Earnings are currently up 5.10%. The price-to-earnings ratio of S&P500 is 18.75x against the long-term average of 15.51x.
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