Median 2-Week S&P 500 Returns

Median 2-Week S&P 500 Returns Based on historical patterns, the U.S. stock market has demonstrated strength in the first half of June, especially during election years. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Returns After >10% YTD End of May

S&P 500 Returns After >10% YTD End of May Bulls smile when the S&P 500 index has gained more than 10% after the first five months of the year, as the average return for the rest of the year has been 8.8% since 1950. Image: Carson Investment Research

S&P 500 Returns During Earnings Seasons

S&P 500 Returns During Earnings Seasons Earnings season usually sees the S&P 500 rallying, with a typical median average return of 2.0%. This time, however, the trend looks different. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Average 1-Month S&P 500 Return vs. Change in 10-Year U.S. Treasury Yields

Average 1-Month S&P 500 Return vs. Change in 10-Year U.S. Treasury Yields When U.S. Treasury yields rise quickly, the S&P 500 typically faces challenges due to factors like decreased stock valuation multiples, especially for expensive mega-cap growth companies linked to low rates. 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