U.S. ISM Services PMI

U.S. ISM Services PMI The U.S. ISM Services Index came in much higher than expected in November. Could the Fed be more hawkish? Image: The Daily Shot

ISM Manufacturing Index vs. S&P 500 Index

ISM Manufacturing Index vs. S&P 500 Index This chart shows the correlation between the ISM manufacturing index and the S&P 500 index year-over-year percent change, since 2011. The U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index decreased to 49% in November. Click the Image to Enlarge

ISM Around Bear Markets

ISM Around Bear Markets The ISM tends to reach 40-44 in cyclical bear markets. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Sentiment – NFIB Small Business Optimism Index

Sentiment – NFIB Small Business Optimism Index U.S. small business sentiment falls in October to 91.3, as high inflation continues to weigh on small business optimism. Image: The Daily Shot

S&P 500 EPS Growth vs. ISM Manufacturing

S&P 500 EPS Growth vs. ISM Manufacturing With a U.S. recession looming, a soft landing seems difficult to achieve. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation