The Stock Market Continues to Climb the Wall of Worry

The Stock Market Continues to Climb the Wall of Worry There is always a good reason not to invest in the stock market, but you may miss a significant portion of your capital growth. Picture source: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

S&P 500 Equity Index since 1928

S&P 500 Equity Index since 1928 This chart puts into perspective the current record levels of the S&P 500.  You may also like “The Stock Market Continues to Climb the Wall of Worry.” Picture source: John Kemp

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Since 1896

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Since 1896 If you listen to the news, there is always a good reason not to be invested in the stock market. You may also like “The Stock Market Continues to Climb the Wall of Worry.” Picture source: virtueofselfishinvesting.com Click the Picture to Enlarge

US Fund Flows 2013-2019 (All Stocks, All Bonds, Mutal Funds and ETFs)

US Fund Flows 2013-2019 (All Stocks, All Bonds, Mutal Funds and ETFs) Once again, it looks like investors see a recession on the horizon by selling equities and buying bonds. See “The Stock Market Continues to Climb the Wall of Worry” Picture source: Topdown Charts

S&P 500 Share Buybacks by Quarter

S&P 500 Share Buybacks by Quarter Share buybacks have contracted for the first time since 2017, as trade tensions and economic slowdown worry U.S. firms. Picture source: The Wall Street Journal