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

Gold Price and Central Bank Gold Sales & Purchases

Gold Price and Central Bank Gold Sales & Purchases Chart suggesting that gold purchases from central banks have contributed to the rise in gold prices. An R² of 0.85 (since 2004) is quite high and significant. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

10-Year Rolling Average Sales Growth by Region

10-Year Rolling Average Sales Growth by Region The importance of remembering the past: this chart shows the steep decline in sales growth over time. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Stocks with High China Sales vs. S&P 500

U.S. Stocks with High China Sales vs. S&P 500 US-China trade war affects the relative performance of U.S. stocks with high China sales vs. the S&P 500 index. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research