Correlation Between S&P 500 Index and MSCI EAFE Index

Correlation Between S&P 500 Index and MSCI EAFE Index Since 1997, the high correlation between U.S. and international equity markets suggests that the MSCI EAFE may only offer a slight risk/return benefit as a complement to a U.S. equity portfolio. Picture source: First Eagle Investment Management, LLC

Comparative Return of Bitcoin and S&P 500

Comparative Return of Bitcoin and S&P 500 This chart suggests that the best years for Bitcoin are when the S&P 500 is above 15%. Picture source: Fundstrat Global Advisors, LLC

S&P 500 Sales Growth vs. Oil Price

S&P 500 Sales Growth vs. Oil Price This chart shows the good correlation between S&P 500 sales growth and the price of oil. Picture source: J.P. Morgan

S&P 500 Use of Cash and Buybacks

S&P 500 Use of Cash and Buybacks This chart shows that buybacks account for the largest share of cash spending by companies in the S&P 500. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 – Fundamental Factors Volatility

S&P 500 – Fundamental Factors Volatility The chart shows factor volatility at its highest level since 2016. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research