S&P 500 Index – the Cost of Waiting

S&P 500 Index – the Cost of Waiting If you wait for the perfect moment to invest, there is always a good reason not to be invested in the U.S. stock market Image: Real Investment Advice

Inflation and Shipping Costs

Inflation and Shipping Costs Have shipping costs finally peaked? This would be good news for inflation. Image: BCA Research

Housing – U.S. Median Famility Income to Mortgage Cost

Housing – U.S. Median Famility Income to Mortgage Cost This chart suggests that relative to family incomes, buying a home in the U.S. is currently quite affordable by historical standards. Image: Gavekal, Macrobond

The Cost of a Barrel of Oil in Real U.S. Dollar Terms

The Cost of a Barrel of Oil in Real U.S. Dollar Terms This chart puts into perspective the real price of oil in U.S. dollar terms since 1870. U.S. oil prices turned negative for the first time in history. Image: Deutsche Bank

U.S. Stocks – The Cost of Market Timing

U.S. Stocks – The Cost of Market Timing This chart shows the impact on performance over time, when investors attempt to time the market. Image: Legg Mason