Median 2-Week S&P 500 Returns

Median 2-Week S&P 500 Returns The performance of the U.S. stock market has historically shown positive trends during both the first and second half of April, reflecting strong bullish sentiment and suggesting potential growth during this period. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Returns – The 4-Year Presidential Cycle

S&P 500 Returns – The 4-Year Presidential Cycle The current presidential cycle for the S&P 500 is extended when compared to both the average and first term cycles, highlighting the market’s unique dynamics and complexity. Image: BofA Global Research

Average S&P 500 Returns by Election Cycle Year

Average S&P 500 Returns by Election Cycle Year The dynamics and uncertainties of the electoral process often impact market performance in presidential election years, leading to a historical trend of weaker S&P 500 returns. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Median S&P 500 Returns by Day of Week

Median S&P 500 Returns by Day of Week Monday and Thursday are the most favorable days for U.S. stocks so far this year, with the highest levels of performance and potential profitability among all the days of the week. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Forward S&P 500 Return Following Break in 200-DMA

Forward S&P 500 Return Following Break in 200-DMA Staying above the 200-day moving average may provide higher forward returns for the S&P 500 index, indicating positive market momentum and potentially leading to favorable investment outcomes. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Returns Through the Year After a Strong Start

S&P 500 Returns Through the Year After a Strong Start The August-September correction in the S&P 500, following a strong start, aligns with historical standards and can be considered a normal occurrence. Image: BofA Predictive Analytics

S&P 500 Returns During Earnings Season

S&P 500 Returns During Earnings Season The S&P 500 typically rallies during earnings season, with a median average return of 2.0%. But not this time. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation