Top 10 Mega Cap Stocks as % of S&P 500

Top 10 Mega Cap Stocks as % of S&P 500 Heavy reliance on the top 10 stocks in the S&P 500 exposes the index to significant risks, as its performance is greatly influenced by these…

Inflation Assets and Deflation Assets

Inflation Assets and Deflation Assets In order to mitigate inflation risks, should investors increase their allocation to inflation assets and decrease their exposure to deflation assets in their portfolio? Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Bond Volatility – MOVE Index

Bond Volatility – MOVE Index The decrease in UST bond market volatility is viewed positively as it signals a more stable and predictable investment environment, benefiting both individual investors and the broader economy. Image: The…

U.S. GDP Growth

U.S. GDP Growth Goldman Sachs is highly confident in the strength of the U.S. economy and predicts a more positive outlook for the growth of U.S. GDP in 2024 and 2025 compared to consensus forecasts.…

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…

U.S. Government Total Outlays

U.S. Government Total Outlays U.S. federal government spending has been rising sharply since the 2020s. This trend has sparked debates about fiscal responsibility and the long-term impact on the U.S. economy. Image: BofA Global Investment…

FMS Recession Expectations

FMS Recession Expectations While economic indicators are currently showing resilience, is it unlikely that the global economy will experience a recession in the next 12 months? Image: BofA Global Fund Manager Survey

NAAIM Exposure Index – Investor Sentiment​

NAAIM Exposure Index – Investor Sentiment The National Association of Active Investment Managers Exposure Index represents the two-week moving average exposure to U.S. equity markets reported by NAAIM members. The NAAIM Exposure Index, currently at 94.45, indicates…