Average Return Following a Peak in ISM Manufacturing

Average Return Following a Peak in ISM Manufacturing After a peak in ISM manufacturing, the forward return on the S&P 500 tends to be negative on average over the next 3 months. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Average Returns Since 1926

S&P 500 Average Returns Since 1926 Historically, in the year following a double-digit gain, there have only been three years where the U.S. stock market has experienced a double-digit decline. Image: Ben Carlson

S&P 500 Average Return in December

S&P 500 Average Return in December Historically, the S&P 500 has done well in the second half of December. Image: LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Average Return for Each Day

S&P 500 Average Return for Each Day This spreadsheet shows the S&P 500 average return for each day from 1950 to 2018. “History never repeats itself but it rhymes” –Mark Twain. October 28 has been historically the best day of the year for the S&P 500. You may also like “S&P 500 vs. Its Seasonal Pattern.” Image: Ryan…

U.S. Markets – 12-Month Return Boost/Drag vs. Average

U.S. Markets – 12-Month Return Boost/Drag vs. Average When the U.S. business cycle is in the expansion phase, the S&P 500 tends to have above-average returns over the next 12 months. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

Average Real Equity and Bond Returns

Average Real Equity and Bond Returns Since 1900, equities have significantly outperformed bonds across the western world. Image: Financial Times