Owning the Highest-Cap S&P 500 Stock

Owning the Highest-Cap S&P 500 Stock This chart suggests that investing all of your money in the highest-capitalized S&P 500 stock is not a good idea and may result in underperforming the S&P 500 index. Image: Ned Davis Research

FAANG Stocks vs. S&P 500

FAANG Stocks vs. S&P 500 Investors opt for safer stocks rather than FAANG stocks. Image: Financial Times

S&P 500 Median Stock Net Leverage

S&P 500 Median Stock Net Leverage Net leverage of the median S&P 500 companies reached new highs, above 1.8. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Stocks with High China Sales vs. S&P 500

U.S. Stocks with High China Sales vs. S&P 500 US-China trade war affects the relative performance of U.S. stocks with high China sales vs. the S&P 500 index. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Percentage of Stocks That Beat the S&P 500 by Year

Percentage of Stocks That Beat the S&P 500 by Year This chart shows that the percentage of U.S. stocks that beat the S&P 500 in a given year is not small, but stock picking is not an easy task. Image: Of Dollars And Data

S&P 500 Average Stock Price

S&P 500 Average Stock Price The S&P 500 average stock price reaches a new high, due to the absence of stock splits. Image: Strategas

S&P 500 Low Volatility Stocks Are the Best Performing Asset YTD

S&P 500 Low Volatility Stocks Are the Best Performing Asset YTD This chart shows that S&P 500 low volatility stocks are the best performing asset year-to-date (outside of GSCI energy). Actually, high-quality stocks are a good way to protect against a weak economy. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research