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 is the best day of the year for the S&P 500. You may also like “S&P 500 vs. Its Seasonal Pattern.” Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL…

U.S. Misery Index and Average Forward Returns

U.S. Misery Index and Average Forward Returns The U.S. misery index (core inflation + unemployment) is approaching all-time low, because both inflation and unemployment are very low. Historically, average forward returns have been higher than the overall S&P 500 average.

S&P 500 Average Monthly Returns

S&P 500 Average Monthly Returns Since 1950, and over the past 10 & 20 years, the S&P 500 has been positive on average in October. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 PE Level vs. Average 12-month Return

S&P 500 PE Level vs. Average 12-month Return The chart shows how market valuation affects future equity returns since 1930. You may also like “Why the Stock Market Valuation Matters Before a Recession?“ Image: Richardson GMP

ISM Manufacturing Index vs. Average S&P 500 Index Returns

ISM Manufacturing Index vs. Average S&P 500 Index Returns An interesting chart showing the ISM Manufacturing Index and the S&P 500 Index forward 12-month return.Low returns when the ISM Manufacturing Index is above 60 and high returns when the ISM Manufacturing Index is below 40. Image: Jeroen Blokland

S&P 500 Return A Year Later Off The Midterm Election Lows

S&P 500 Return A Year Later Off The Midterm Election Lows A year after the midterm lows, the S&P 500 is up 32% on average. History also shows that the S&P 500 has been higher 17 out of the last 17 times, since 1950. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Index Returns After Three 25 Basis Point Rate Cuts

S&P 500 Index Returns After Three 25 Basis Point Rate Cuts After three rate cuts of 25 basis points in 1975, 1996 & 1998, the S&P 500 was, on average, up more than 10% six months later and 20% one year later. Image: LPL Financial LLC