S&P 500 Stocks Net Call Volume

S&P 500 Stocks Net Call Volume Are investors and traders too optimistic? Megacap growth and tech call buying volume is at its highest level on record. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

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 its top 10 stocks makes it vulnerable to significant risks, which are largely driven by the performance of these select companies. Image: Real Investment Advice

ISM Manufacturing PMI and Global Stocks vs. Government Bonds

ISM Manufacturing PMI and Global Stocks vs. Government Bonds In a potential shift from a “no” to a “hard” landing scenario, government bonds may outperform due to increased risk aversion, interest rate cuts, lower inflation expectations, and their historical performance during economic downturns. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Stocks – GRANOLAS vs. Magnificence Seven

Stocks – Euro STOXX Banks vs. GRANOLAS vs. Magnificence Seven European banks have outperformed the Magnificent-7 and the GRANOLAS. Will the outperformance persist, despite the start of rate cuts by the ECB? Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Stocks – Cyclicals vs. Defensives

U.S. Stocks – Cyclicals vs. Defensives Investor sentiment is often mirrored in the performance of cyclical and defensive equities. The anticipation of economic expansion usually prompts a preference for 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 performance of the S&P 500 is significantly influenced by the concentration of the Magnificent Seven U.S. stocks. Although these stocks have shown strong performance, relying too heavily on them carries potential risks for investors. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Stocks – Cyclicals vs. Defensives

Stocks – Cyclicals vs. Defensives In both the U.S. and Europe, cyclicals have seen greater inflows than defensives, reflecting an anticipation of economic growth. This expectation usually favors cyclicals over defensives. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Stocks – MSCI China

Stocks – MSCI China Since the January low, the MSCI China Index has experienced a strong rally, leaving many wondering if there is still potential for further growth. Image: J.P. Morgan