Cumulative Number of Global Rate Cuts since the Global Financial Crisis

Cumulative Number of Global Rate Cuts since the Global Financial Crisis This chart puts into perspective the cumulative number of global rate cuts since the Global Financial Crisis. In 2019, central banks in OECD countries haven’t cut this much since the Great Financial Crisis. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

S&P 500 Index: Recession Rate Cuts vs. Precautionary Rate Cuts

S&P 500 Index: Recession Rate Cuts vs. Precautionary Rate Cuts This chart shows what the U.S. market has done after first Fed cut in a business cycle. The current path follows precautionary rate cuts and does not suggest an imminent recession in the U.S.. Image: UBS

Fed Rate Cuts and Business Cycle

Fed Rate Cuts and Business Cycle Similar Fed rate cuts in the 1990s should be enough to prolong the business cycle, and should be positive for stocks. Image: LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Index Returns After Three 25 Basis Point Rate Cuts

S&P 500 Index Returns After Three 25 Basis Point Rate Cuts After three rate cuts of 25 basis points in 1975, 1996 & 1998, the S&P 500 was, on average, up more than 10% six months later and 20% one year later. Image: LPL Financial LLC