Survey – U.S. Stock Market Returns in 2021

Survey – U.S. Stock Market Returns in 2021 Most investors are optimistic and expect the U.S. stock market to move much higher over the next 12 months. Image: Investopedia

Distribution of U.S. Market Returns

Distribution of U.S. Market Returns Since 1926, annual returns between 20% and 30% are the most common. Year-to-date, the S&P 500 Index has gained 23%. Image: Center of Research in Security Prices

U.S. Markets – 12-Month Return Boost/Drag vs. Average

U.S. Markets – 12-Month Return Boost/Drag vs. Average When the U.S. business cycle is in the expansion phase, the S&P 500 tends to have above-average returns over the next 12 months. Image: Morgan Stanley Research