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

Inflation – S&P 500 LTM Sales Growth vs. Core CPI Since 1970

Inflation – S&P 500 LTM Sales Growth vs. Core CPI Since 1970 Rising inflation tends to boost S&P 500 earnings. According to Goldman Sachs, a 100bp increase in average annual core CPI would lift the S&P 500 EPS to $170 in 2021. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

China Sales Exposure – Euro Stoxx 50 vs. S&P 500

China Sales Exposure – Euro Stoxx 50 vs. S&P 500 Europe equities are more sensitive than the U.S. market, as the exposure of the Euro Stoxx 50 index to China is about twice that of the S&P 500. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research