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

World PMI Manufacturing

World PMI Manufacturing Most regions are now in contraction territory, except the United States. Image: Pictet Wealth Management

Are Value Stocks Cheap or Expensive?

Are Value Stocks Cheap or Expensive? Value stocks usually trade at a 24% discount to the stock market.But as of 02/29/2019, they are trading at 31% discounts in the U.S., 33% discounts in Europe and 34% discounts in emerging countries. Image: GMO

The Progression of World GDP

The Progression of World GDP This chart shows the percentage of world GDP by major countries/regions and how China’s GDP has risen steadily over the past few decades. Image: Bank of America Merrill Lynch