Global Corporate Bond Sales

Global Corporate Bond Sales Companies sold a record amount of bonds in September. Yield-seeking investors were served up $434bn of new corporate bonds globally. Image: Financial Times

Semiconductor Sales vs. Global Trade (volume)

Semiconductor Sales vs. Global Trade (volume) Interesting chart showing the correlation of 0.78 between semiconductor sales and global trade (volume). Image: Paolo Cardena

G3 Real Core Retail Sales

G3 Real Core Retail Sales Since 2019, real core retail sales in the United States have risen significantly, while Germany has seen stagnant growth and Japan has witnessed a decline, reflecting differing economic conditions and consumer behaviors. Image: BofA Global Research

U.S. Labor Market – U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls vs. Retail Sales

U.S. Labor Market – U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls vs. Retail Sales Higher payrolls can potentially lead to higher retail sales, as increased income for employees can result in greater purchasing power. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Existing Home Sales

U.S. Existing Home Sales High mortgage rates do not bode well for existing home sales in the United States. Image: BofA Global Research

Housing Market – U.S. Pending Home Sales

Housing Market – U.S. Pending Home Sales Recession is coming in the United States. U.S. pending home sales, down 30% from a year ago, are a good leading indicator of the housing market. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy