Insider Transactions Ratio

Insider Transactions Ratio The Insider Transactions Ratio (officer, director or owner of 10% or more of a class of a company’s securities) is back in the bearish zone.  Image: Barron’s

Gold to Copper Ratio

Gold to Copper Ratio The gold-to-copper ratio is a reliable barometer of global economic health. Image: Alpine Macro

Global Earnings Revision Ratio

Global Earnings Revision Ratio The global earnings revision ratio is still improving. Image: BofA Global Quantitative Strategy

S&P 500 Total Number of Employees to Total Revenues Ratio

S&P 500 Total Number of Employees to Total Revenues Ratio In 1986, it took 8 employees to generate US$1 million in revenue. Today, the S&P 500 is 70% less labor intensive than it was in the 80s. Image: BofA Global Research

CBOE U.S. Put/Call Ratio Composite

CBOE U.S. Put/Call Ratio Composite The put/call ratio continues to trade at relatively low levels, suggesting a possible turn in the market. Image: The Daily Shot

Value vs. Growth – Forward P/E Ratios

Value vs. Growth – Forward P/E Ratios Value stocks still look cheap relative to growth stocks, despite the recent strength in value stocks. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

S&P 500 Valuation – Blended P/E Ratio and Equity Risk Premium

S&P 500 Valuation – Blended P/E Ratio and Equity Risk Premium Should investors take a cautious approach to U.S. equities as the S&P 500’s P/E ratio remains elevated? Are investors compensated enough for the risk of owning U.S. equities rather than bonds? Image: Topdown Charts