S&P 500 and Back-to-Back Losses

S&P 500 and Back-to-Back Losses This is one of the longest streaks ever for the S&P 500 without back-to-back losses since 1955. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Total Return: % Positive

S&P 500 Total Return: % Positive Chart suggesting that increasing the holding period increases the likelihood of success. Image: Compound Capital Advisors, LLC

S&P 500: Reaction to Recoveries from Global Slowdowns

S&P 500: Reaction to Recoveries from Global Slowdowns When will the U.S. stock market rally end? This chart shows the S&P 500’s response to past global recoveries from global synchronized slowdowns since 1965. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

S&P 500 EPS Growth vs. Price Performance

S&P 500 EPS Growth vs. Price Performance Chart showing the poor relationship between earnings growth and market performance, even in the long term. Image: BMO Capital Markets Investment Strategy Group