U.S. Jobs at Risk of Short-Term Layoffs

U.S. Jobs at Risk of Short-Term Layoffs Coronavirus outbreak and complete lockdowns put 37 million jobs at risk in the United States. Image: Statista

S&P 500 Performance and Risk Appetite Indicator

S&P 500 Performance and Risk Appetite Indicator This chart suggests that the S&P 500 has historically recovered, after the Risk Appetite Indicator falls below -2. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Risk Parity Index

S&P 500 Risk Parity Index Risk parity funds experience their worst week since 2008, by the decline of U.S. Treasury bonds and equities. Image: Financial Times

S&P 500 Equity Risk Premium

S&P 500 Equity Risk Premium The equity risk premium has increased significantly, while the 10-year Treasury yield has fallen. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

Risky Assets and Safe Haven Assets

Risky Assets and Safe Haven Assets Risky and safe haven assets usually don’t move in the same direction. Image: Richardson GMP

FMS Investors and Risk Level

FMS Investors and Risk Level This chart shows that risk taking by FMS investors remains at high level. Image: BofA Global Fund Manager Survey

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

Central Banks – Market Risk Trend and Economic Policy Trend

Central Banks – Market Risk Trend and Economic Policy Trend Chart suggesting that risk assets’ sensitivity to political risks has been neutralized by central banks’ QE and dovish monetary policy stance. Image: Image: BofA Global Research