Real S&P 500 Total Return and Bear Markets

Real S&P 500 Total Return and Bear Markets Very good chart showing the real S&P 500 total return and the time frame to recover from major bear markets, since 1900. Image: Real Investment Advice

S&P 500 Bull and Bear Markets

S&P 500 Bull and Bear Markets In recent history, past bear markets have been shorter than bull markets. Image: Charles Schwab

S&P 500 Earnings

S&P 500 Earnings So far, S&P500 earnings are not down dramaticaly as in previous bear markets. Image: Quercus TFI S.A.

S&P 500 Valuation

S&P 500 Valuation This chart shows that the S&P 500 is in a trading range rather than in a bearish or bullish market trend, for more than 20 months. Image: Fidelity Investments

First, Middle, Final Years of S&P 500 Bull Markets since 1975

First, Middle, Final Years of S&P 500 Bull Markets since 1975 The chart shows that the S&P 500 has generated a 26.9% return on average, in the final years of bull markets since 1975, excluding the current bull market. You may also like “Equity Market Performance Around Bear Markets.” Image: Legg Mason