S&P 500 Performance After a Year of No Record Highs

S&P 500 Performance After a Year of No Record Highs From a historical perspective, the absence of a record high in the S&P 500 Index since the start of the year could indicate the possibility of a substantial rally taking place in 2024. Image: Bloomberg

Why Are Dividends and Buybacks Hitting Record Highs?

Why Are Dividends and Buybacks Hitting Record Highs? Corporate stock buybacks and dividends are booming, thanks to the tax cuts and low interest rates.Unfortunately, artificially low interest rates are associated with unnecessary debt and a rise of corporate debt-to-GDP since the Great Recession.

S&P 500 – Number of Closing Highs

S&P 500 – Number of Closing Highs Will the S&P 500 break the all-time record of 77 new highs this year? Image: S&P 500 Dow Jones Indices