U.S. Presidential Approval Rating vs. Unemployment Rate

U.S. Presidential Approval Rating vs. Unemployment Rate Even with a strong labor market and economic growth, President Biden’s approval rating remains low, largely due to public unease over high inflation. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

S&P 500 Quarterly Operating Margin

S&P 500 Quarterly Operating Margin An expansion in S&P 500 margins is also anticipated in the coming quarters, pointing towards a potentially optimistic outlook for profitability. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

S&P 500 Index – Estimated Next 12-Month Operating Margin

S&P 500 Index – Estimated Next 12-Month Operating Margin The decline in S&P 500 operating margins excluding the Magnificent Seven persists, suggesting that margin headwinds could remain challenging. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

S&P 500 Operating Margin

S&P 500 Operating Margin After the COVID-19 pandemic, the operating margins of companies in the S&P 500 have returned to a state of normalcy, leading to a positive trend of improved profitability and cash flows for these companies. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

S&P 500 Operating Margins

S&P 500 Operating Margins Will the profitability of S&P 500 companies improve in the coming quarters? Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

S&P 500 Operating Profit Margins

S&P 500 Operating Profit Margins U.S. profit margins have narrowed as corporate prices have become lower than labor costs. Image: BCA Research

ISM Manufacturing PMI and S&P 500 Operating Margin

ISM Manufacturing PMI and S&P 500 Operating Margin The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index has peaked. Will S&P 500 operating profit margins roll over? Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management