60/40 Equity/Bond Portfolio Performance Across Regions

60/40 Equity/Bond Portfolio Performance Across Regions This chart shows the dominance of the U.S., as U.S. assets have grown bigger than those of Europe and Japan. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Global Consumption by Region

Global Consumption by Region Chart suggesting that developing economies will dominate global consumption. Image: McKinsey Global Institute

10-Year Rolling Average Sales Growth by Region

10-Year Rolling Average Sales Growth by Region The importance of remembering the past: this chart shows the steep decline in sales growth over time. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

World Population by Region Projected to 2100

World Population by Region Projected to 2100 World population is expected to increase to 10.9 billion by 2100 and 83% of the world population will live in Asia and Africa. Image: Our World in Data

Investor Allocation by Region in the U.S.

Investor Allocation by Region in the U.S. This chart is a good example of investment bias and shows the likelihood of owning stocks in an industry vs. national average. Picture Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

S&P 500 Cash Return Yield by Sector and Region

S&P 500 Cash Return Yield by Sector and Region Currently, the S&P 500 cash return yield (buybacks + dividends) is 5.2%, the highest since 2011. That’s much more than Europe, Japan and emerging markets. Image: Fundstrat Global Advisors, LLC