U.S. Heavy Trucks Sales and Recessions

U.S. Heavy Trucks Sales and Recessions U.S. heavy trucks sales rose in May to 491K (annualized). Historically, before recessions, heavy trucks sales tend to peak and then decline. Click the Image to Enlarge

U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession

U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession In May, U.S. real retail sales stand at -0.4% YoY. About 70% of U.S. GDP is personal consumption. In the past, real retail sales trended sideways before the recession began.

S&P 500 Profit Margin – Operating Earnings/Sales

S&P 500 Profit Margin – Operating Earnings/Sales S&P 500 profit margins remain high, despite rising cost inflation and accelerating wage growth. Will this change? Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Valuation – S&P 500 Index and Price to Annual Sales

Valuation – S&P 500 Index and Price to Annual Sales Measured by price to annual sales, U.S. stocks are looking more and more expensive. Should investors take a cautious approach to U.S. equities in 2022? Image: Real Investment Advice