The Yield Curve Leads Volatility by Three Years

The Yield Curve Leads Volatility by Three Years Is more volatility expected ahead? Yes, most likely. The CBOE Volatility Index or VIX usually follows the U.S. 10-year vs. 3-month Treasury spread (inverted) with a 3-year…

Risk and Return by Asset Class

Risk and Return by Asset Class This interesting chart shows risk and return by asset class since 1970 and since 2009. Picture source: Fidelity Investments

S&P 500 vs. U.S. Treasuries

S&P 500 vs. U.S. Treasuries Despite its all-time high, the S&P 500 is below the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Treasury Index. Picture Source: Bloomberg

Where Has Job Growth Come from Since 2009?

Where Has Job Growth Come from Since 2009? From a bachelor’s degree (58 millions), some college (37 millions) and high school graduates (36 millions). Actually, this interesting chart shows the importance of education in finding…