Starting Valuation Predicts Future Returns

Starting Valuation Predicts Future Returns Based on the Shiller CAPE ratio, the chart suggests a 10-year compound annual growth rate of only 2% to 4% for the U.S. stock market. Image: Fidelity Investments

MSCI ACWI Total Return Index – Rallies and Corrections

MSCI ACWI Total Return Index – Rallies and Corrections Interesting chart showing the deviation of the MSCI AC World Total Return Index against its trend line, like the swing of a pendulum. Image: Fidelity Investments

December Return vs. All Months Return

December Return vs. All Months Return Historically, the percentage of positive returns in December has been above average for stocks and bonds since 1990. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Total Return and Maximum Pullback

S&P 500 Total Return and Maximum Pullback This year, the S&P 500’s pullback (from peak to trough) of 6.8% is one of the smallest pullbacks in recent history. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

Historical S&P 500 December Returns

Historical S&P 500 December Returns December 2018 was the worst december for U.S. equities since the Great Depression. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research