U.S. Economic Growth vs. S&P 500 EPS Growth

U.S. Economic Growth vs. S&P 500 EPS Growth Economic growth is a driver of earnings growth, as it creates opportunities for businesses to expand their operations, increase sales, and generate higher profits. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Citi Economic Surprise Index

Citi Economic Surprise Index The Citi Economic Surprise Index for the U.S. is on the rise, signaling that economic data releases are exceeding analyst expectations and pointing to a positive momentum in the U.S. economic performance. Image: BofA Global Research

U.S. Economic Expansions and Recessions

U.S. Economic Expansions and Recessions There has been a general trend towards less frequent recessions in the United States over recent decades, which reflects the evolving nature of the U.S. economy and its resilience in the face of potential downturns Image: USAFacts

Median Policy Rate Projections in the Fed’s Summary of Economic Projections

Median Policy Rate Projections in the Fed’s Summary of Economic Projections The anticipation of rate cuts in 2024 and beyond is generally viewed as bullish for equity markets, as it signals a potential easing of monetary policy that can support economic growth and stock prices. Image: BofA Global Research

S&P 500 Index vs. U.S. Citi Economic Surprise Index

S&P 500 Index vs. U.S. Citi Economic Surprise Index The S&P 500 Index and the U.S. Citi Economic Surprise Index are often closely correlated, which suggests that fluctuations in the S&P 500 Index can be influenced by unexpected economic data surprises. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Recession – Economic Output Composite Index vs. LEI

Recession – Economic Output Composite Index vs. LEI The Economic Output Composite Index is still in contraction territory, which could have a negative impact on asset prices as earnings estimates are revised downwards. Image: Real Investment Advice