S&P 500 Various Declines per Year

S&P 500 Various Declines per Year In financial markets, navigating volatility is crucial for investors. Understanding and effectively managing volatility is essential for achieving favorable returns. Image: Carson Investment Research

S&P 500 Intra-Year Declines vs. Calendar Year Returns

S&P 500 Intra-Year Declines vs. Calendar Year Returns Intra-year corrections, which refer to temporary downturns in stock prices, are fairly common in the U.S. stock market, typically averaging around 10%. Image: Real Investment Advice

U.S. CPI Inflation

Services CPI Inflation Inflation in services remains higher and more persistent across various regions, underscoring the challenges policymakers face in managing and controlling inflation within the services industry. Image: BofA Global Research

Buybacks – Share of S&P 1500 Companies Paying a Dividend or Repurchasing Stock

Buybacks – Share of S&P 1500 Companies Paying a Dividend or Repurchasing Stock Over the years, the share of S&P 1500 companies engaging in share repurchases has surged. In 1995, only 3% participated, while in 2023, it reached 70%, greatly enhancing shareholder returns. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Index Returns Based on if January is Higher or Lower

S&P 500 Index Returns Based on if January is Higher or Lower Historically, a higher S&P 500 in January has generally been associated with positive full-year returns, averaging an impressive return of 16.8% since 1950. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

Consecutive Trading Days of Inverted 10Y-2Y U.S. Treasury Yield Curve

Consecutive Trading Days of Inverted 10Y-2Y U.S. Treasury Yield Curve The anticipation of Fed easing is being driven by the aging of yield curve inversion. Market participants are expecting the Fed to cut rates in order to stimulate economic growth and prevent a potential recession. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management