S&P 500 vs. 60/40 Portfolio

S&P 500 vs. 60/40 Portfolio Since the valuation peak in january 2018, a 60/40 portfolio is up +7%, while the S&P 500 is flat. Image: Fidelity Investments

60/40 Portfolio Yearly Total Return

60/40 Portfolio Yearly Total Return The 60/40 portfolio gains more than 22% this year and is on pace for its best year since 1997. Image: Bianco Research Click the Image to Enlarge  

U.S. Demographics – Portfolio Allocation to Equities

U.S. Demographics – Portfolio Allocation to Equities Chart suggesting that the average U.S. investor will move from holding 59% in equities to 56% by 2031, due to aging. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Hedge Fund Correlation with a 60/40 Portfolio

Hedge Fund Correlation with a 60/40 Portfolio Correlations between hedge funds and 60/40 portfolios are sometimes high and at other times low. In general, hedge funds can play a role in risk reduction. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Outlook for Portfolio Returns Over the Next 10 Years

Outlook for Portfolio Returns Over the Next 10 Years Chart suggesting anemic returns over the next 10 years, due to low yields, low growth and low inflation expectations. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

60/40 Portfolio – Bull and Bear Markets

60/40 Portfolio – Bull and Bear Markets This is the longest bull market for balanced equity/bond portfolios in over a century, without a 10% total return drawdown. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment