Net Percentage of Central Banks Tightening

Net Percentage of Central Banks Tightening Global central banks battle the slowdown by cutting at fastest rate since the Great Financial Crisis. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Investment Strategy

S&P 500 Around the End of Fed Tightening

S&P 500 Around the End of Fed Tightening As the chart shows, the S&P 500 has performed well on average, around the end of Fed tightening. You may also like “S&P 500 Performance Around Previous Fed Cuts.” Image: Morphic Asset Management Pty Ltd

Bank Business Lending Standards

Bank Business Lending Standards U.S. banks are tightening lending standards amid uncertain economic outlook. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. TED Spread

U.S. TED Spread The TED spread (spread between 3-month LIBOR and 3-month Treasury bill) shows that financial conditions are tightening at the fastest pace since the 2008 crisis.

Dow Jones Performance Under Various U.S. Presidents

Dow Jones Performance Under Various U.S. Presidents This chart puts into perspective the Dow Jones performance under various U.S. presidents. The annualized return under President Trump is high, given tightening monetary policy. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

10Y-3M Treasury Yield Spread Adjusted for QE and QT

10Y-3M Treasury Yield Spread Adjusted for QE and QT Adjusted for quantitative easing (QE) and quantitative tightening (QT), the 10-year minus 3-month yield curve may have inverted in December 2018. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management