U.S. Share Buybacks and VIX

U.S. Share Buybacks and VIX Interesting chart suggesting the relationship between U.S. share buybacks and VIX. Image: Societe Generale Cross Asset Research

S&P 500 Share Buybacks

S&P 500 Share Buybacks Chart suggesting that buybacks would still double the long-average in 2020. Image: Societe Generale Cross Asset Research

Buybacks and S&P 500 Use of Cash

Buybacks and S&P 500 Use of Cash Goldman Sachs expects buybacks will fall 5% to $675 billion in 2020. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 YoY Growth – Buybacks vs. Capex and R&D

S&P 500 YoY Growth – Buybacks vs. Capex and R&D Buybacks were down 10% in 3Q 2019, but it’s good news to see that capex and R&D were up 8%. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research