Dow Jones Industrial Average Around Second Fed Rate Cut

Dow Jones Industrial Average Around Second Fed Rate Cut This chart shows that a second rate cut has been bullish. On average, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 19% over the next 12 months. Picture source: Ned Davis Research

Fed Rate Cut vs. ISM Manufacturing Index and ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

Fed Rate Cut vs. ISM Manufacturing Index and ISM Non-Manufacturing Index Since 1997, when the ISM Manufacturing Index is below 50 and the ISM Non-Manufacturing Index is above 52, the Fed is less aggressive, with about 68bp of easing on average. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Fed Rate Cuts Priced In and Recession

Fed Rate Cuts Priced In and Recession Insurance cuts or recessionary cuts? It usually doesn’t end well, when the bond market begins to price in more than three rate cuts over the next 6 months. Picture source: Societe Generale Cross Asset Research

U.S. Equities – One Year Return After a Fed Rate Cut

U.S. Equities – One Year Return After a Fed Rate Cut The chart shows how U.S. equities have historically performed after a 25 bps and 50 bps Fed rate cut over the last 35 years. You may also like “First Fed Rate Cut.” Picture source: Ycharts

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield vs. Fed Rate

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield vs. Fed Rate Interesting chart showing that the U.S. 10-year treasury yield usually does not bottom until the Fed has finished cutting rates. Picture source: Deutsche Bank

S&P 500 After Initial Fed Rate Cuts Outside Of Recession

S&P 500 After Initial Fed Rate Cuts Outside Of Recession When the Fed cuts rates without a recession, the S&P 500 Index tends to go higher. Average gain since 1984: +11.1% six months later and 15.8% twelve months later. Picture source: LPL Financial LLC