Comparative Return of Bitcoin and S&P 500

Comparative Return of Bitcoin and S&P 500 This chart suggests that the best years for Bitcoin are when the S&P 500 is above 15%. Image: Fundstrat Global Advisors, LLC

S&P 500 Sales Growth vs. Oil Price

S&P 500 Sales Growth vs. Oil Price This chart shows the good correlation between S&P 500 sales growth and the price of oil. Image: J.P. Morgan

S&P 500 Use of Cash and Buybacks

S&P 500 Use of Cash and Buybacks This chart shows that buybacks account for the largest share of cash spending by companies in the S&P 500. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 20-Year Annualized Return

S&P 500 20-Year Annualized Return This chart puts the last two decades into perspective (average 7.4% annualized return since 1960). Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC