Zombie Companies in Europe

Zombie Companies in Europe After years of unprecedentedly easy monetary policy, zombie companies in Europe are back on the rise. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

U.S. and European Buybacks

U.S. and European Buybacks U.S. and European buybacks as percentage of cash are not at their pre-global financial crisis levels. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Buybacks vs. European Buybacks

U.S. Buybacks vs. European Buybacks This chart shows that European buybacks are not as popular as they are in the U.S.. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Equities at 70-Year Highs vs. European Equities

U.S. Equities at 70-Year Highs vs. European Equities Are European stocks more attractive than U.S. stocks? Currently, the euro area economy is more impacted by the global slowdown than the U.S. economy. And investors also think that the euro area economy is less resilient than the U.S. economy in the event of a shock. Image: BofA…

Negative Yielding European Corporate Bonds

Negative Yielding European Corporate Bonds Now, €1.1 trillion of European corporate bonds yield are below zero: exactly half of the European high-grade credit market. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch