U.S. Market Corrections since World War II

U.S. Market Corrections since World War II Since World War II, the 26 corrections have an average decline of 13.7% over four months, and have taken four months to recover. Image: CNBC

U.S. Bear Markets since World War II

U.S. Bear Markets since World War II Since World War II, the 12 bear markets have an average decline of 32.5% over 14.5 months, and have taken 24 months to recover on average. Image: CNBC

OECD Unemployment Rate and MSCI World

OECD Unemployment Rate and MSCI World As the chart suggests, very low unemployment isn’t usually great for stocks returns. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

China’s Importance to the World Economy

China’s Importance to the World Economy China plays a key role in the world economy, as China share of global GDP is much bigger today than it was in 2003. Image: Oxford Economics

Price Relative of MSCI World vs. Emerging Markets ex-China

Price Relative of MSCI World vs. Emerging Markets ex-China Emerging markets ex-China benefit from modernization potential, favorable demographics, and attractive valuations for the long term, according to BofA. Image: BofA Global Research

Demographics – World Population since 1400

Demographics – World Population since 1400 The United Nations predict that the world’s population will increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050. Image: Deutsche Bank