Spot The Striking Similarity

Spot the striking similarity.

Below is the US Employment to Population ratio - a nearly perfect, multi-decade low flatline since Lehman...

 

... And compare it to the NYSE stock index divided by the Fed's balance sheet: a nearly perfect, multi-decade low flatline since Lehman...

 

Funny how the phrases "improving unemployment" and "record stock market" are so dependent on one's perspective... and the denominator.

 

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In the meantime, here is the propaganda:

 

But even that pales in comparison to the one real winner from the "New Normal":