S&P 500 Total Return: % Positive

S&P 500 Total Return: % Positive Chart suggesting that increasing the holding period increases the likelihood of success. Image: Compound Capital Advisors, LLC

Equity Flows vs. Equity Return

Equity Flows vs. Equity Return Goldman Sachs is mildly bullish, suggesting that the demand for equity from funds could increase this year and support the stock market. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Returns and Fed Balance Sheet

S&P 500 Returns and Fed Balance Sheet This chart suggests the positive relationship between the Fed’s balance sheet expansion and S&P 500 returns. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

S&P 500 Total Return Trend

S&P 500 Total Return Trend Chart suggesting that the S&P 500 Total Return index is 6% below trend. Image: SunTrust Private Wealth Management

Risk & Return, and Sharpe Ratio

Risk & Return, and Sharpe Ratio This chart shows risk and return since 1970 and since the 2009 low, including the Sharpe ratio. Image: Fidelity Investments