Margin Debt Expansion vs. Contraction

Margin Debt Expansion vs. Contraction Margin debt data supports a medium-term bullish signal, reflecting optimism among market participants and potentially driving further upward momentum in U.S. stock prices. Image: Topdown Charts

S&P 500 – Margin Debt vs. Long-Term Trend

S&P 500 – Margin Debt vs. Long-Term Trend A rise in the ratio of margin debt to the S&P 500 market cap could indicate a bullish outlook for the U.S. stock market, potentially signaling confidence in the market’s upward trajectory. Image: Topdown Charts

S&P 500 and 12-Month Rate of Change in Margin Debt

S&P 500 and 12-Month Rate of Change in Margin Debt The rise in margin debt in June and July can be seen as a bullish signal for U.S. equities, indicating increased optimism and risk appetite among investors. Image: BofA Global Research Click the Image to Enlarge

S&P 500 Index and Margin Debt

S&P 500 Index and Margin Debt Can the YoY change in margin debt be interpreted as a positive sign for the S&P 500? Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

FINRA Margin Debt and 12-Month Z-Score

FINRA Margin Debt and 12-Month Z-Score Is the current 12-month z-score for margin debt a contrarian bullish signal for U.S. stocks? Image: BofA Global Research

S&P 500 Index vs. Margin Debt

S&P 500 Index vs. Margin Debt Should investors be worried that the margin debt growth rate falls below 50%? Image: Lohman Econometrics

S&P 500 (Top) and Margin Debt (Bottom)

S&P 500 (Top) and Margin Debt (Bottom) In recent history, margin debt tends to peak in advance of highs in the S&P 500. Image: BofA Global Research Click the Image to Enlarge