Stocks – GRANOLAS vs. Magnificence Seven

Stocks – GRANOLAS vs. Magnificence Seven Europe may not have the Magnificent Seven, but it does have the GRANOLAS, which stands for Glaxosmithkline, Roche, ASML, Nestle, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, L’Oreal, LVMH, Astrazeneca, SAP, and Sanofi. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Share of S&P 500 Stocks Underperforming the Index

Share of S&P 500 Stocks Underperforming the Index Despite the strong performance of the S&P 500 index in 2023, more than 70% of the individual stocks within the index underperformed, indicating that the overall gains were driven by a relatively small number of stocks. Image: Gavekal, Macrobond

Stocks – Will the “Magnificent Seven” Continue to Outperform this Year?

Stocks – Will the “Magnificent Seven” Continue to Outperform this Year? 56% of JPM clients believe that the “Magnificent Seven” will continue to outperform the market this year, highlighting the significant level of confidence and optimism JPM clients have in the performance of these stocks. Image: J.P. Morgan

U.S. Stocks – Cyclicals vs. Defensives

U.S. Stocks – Cyclicals vs. Defensives Cyclical and defensive stocks serve as reliable indicators of investor sentiment. During periods of anticipated economic growth, investors tend to favor cyclical stocks, causing them to outperform defensive stocks. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

America’s Magnificent Seven Stocks

America’s Magnificent Seven Stocks The Magnificent Seven U.S. stocks heavily influence the performance of the S&P 500 index. While they drive gains, their over-reliance poses potential risks for investors. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Top 10 Mega Cap Stocks as % of S&P 500

Top 10 Mega Cap Stocks as % of S&P 500 The S&P 500’s heavy reliance on the top 10 stocks poses significant risks, as the index’s performance is heavily influenced by the performance of these select companies. Image: Real Investment Advice

Japan Stocks vs. China Stocks

Japan Stocks vs. China Stocks Japanese equities continue to rise due to attractive valuations and progress in corporate governance, while Chinese equities face challenges such as a struggling economy and geopolitical risks. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

S&P 500 and the Percentage of S&P 500 Stocks Above 50-Day Moving Averages

S&P 500 and the Percentage of S&P 500 Stocks Above 50-Day Moving Averages The percentage of S&P 500 stocks trading above their 50-day moving averages is a warning sign, which could potentially have negative implications for the overall market performance. Image: BofA Global Research

Flow into U.S. Small Cap Stocks

U.S. Small Cap Fund Flows The trend of strong inflows to U.S. small-cap funds does suggest that investors continue to view U.S. small caps as an attractive investment opportunity. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy