Volatility Across All Asset Classes

Volatility Across All Asset Classes This chart shows the current high correlation of implied volatility across all asset classes to U.S. Treasuries (MOVE). Picture source: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Asset Classes Total Return since 2009

Asset Classes Total Return since the Great Recession The chart shows how asset classes and economic indicators have performed since the Great Recession. The S&P 500 is the big winner. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Risk and Return by Asset Class

Risk and Return by Asset Class This interesting chart shows risk and return by asset class since 1970 and since 2009. Picture source: Fidelity Investments

Only 11% of Asset Classes Have Posted Negative Total Returns in 2019

Only 11% of Asset Classes Have Posted Negative Total Returns in 2019 The rally is back, but for how long? According to Deutsche Bank AG, 90% of 70 financial asset classes posted positive total returns. Data for 2019 are through April. Picture Source: The Wall Street Journal

Cross-Asset Correlation Matrix

Cross-Asset Correlation Matrix This grid showing the correlation between different asset classes, is useful for asset allocation. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Correlation Matrix

Correlation Matrix This grid shows the correlation between different asset classes. It is very useful for asset allocation. Picture source: Fidelity Investments

The Average American Investor Still Underperforms the Market Over the Long Term

The Average American Investor Still Underperforms the Market Over the Long Term This is usually due to emotional biases, herding effect, lack of diversification, panic selling,… Most investors buy high and sell low at the wrong time. That’s the reason why using our formidable decision support tools will empower yourself to make much better investment…