U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield and Viral Outbreaks

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield and Viral Outbreaks This chart shows that the impact of previous viral outbreaks (SARS, H1N1, H7N9, Ebola) on U.S. bonds has been short-lived. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Stock Market: Nasdaq Rally

U.S. Stock Market: Nasdaq Rally Chart suggesting that the current Nasdaq rally isn’t a replay of the dotcom bubble Images: CNBC

The U.S. Presidential Cycle

The U.S. Presidential Cycle How U.S. presidential elections affect stock market returns? This chart shows the forward return for the U.S. stock market based on election outcomes. Image: Fidelity Investments

U.S. Treasury Debt Average Maturity

U.S. Treasury Debt Average Maturity The U.S. Treasury debt average maturity has risen since the Great Recession. Image: Bianco Research

U.S. Presidential Elections and the Stock Market

U.S. Presidential Elections and the Stock Market The first two years of presidential terms tend to produce below-average returns, while the next 2 years tend to produce above-average returns. Image: Fidelity Investments

Conference Board U.S. Leading Index (LEI) vs. U.S. GDP

Conference Board U.S. Leading Index vs. U.S. GDP This chart shows the good correlation between the Conference Board U.S. Leading Index Year-over-Year (white line) and U.S. GDP (blue line). The LEI is a good recession indicator. Image: Bloomberg, Jeroen Blokland