S&P 500 Total Return During Pre-Election Years

S&P 500 Total Return During Pre-Election Years “What we learn from history is that people don’t learn from history. And you certainly see that in financial markets all the time.” –Warren Buffett Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Total Return and U.S. High Yield/High Grade

S&P 500 Total Return and U.S. High Yield/High Grade Usually, flight to quality in credit markets is rarely a good sign for equities, but ECB QE, Fed easing and repo operations should be positive. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch

S&P 500 LTM Return On Equity (ROE)

S&P 500 LTM Return On Equity (ROE) The S&P 500 LTM Return On Equity (ROE) gives a picture of corporate profitability and remains high relative to history. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Total Return Change During Economic Expansions

S&P 500 Total Return Change During Economic Expansions The current business cycle is the longest and weakest expansion. The next downturn could hit the U.S. stock market much harder than the economy. Image: Irrelevant Investor LLC

ISM Manufacturing Index and S&P 500 1-Month Return

ISM Manufacturing Index and S&P 500 1-Month Return The current S&P 500 option implied 1-month return distribution is pricing a low probability of a right tail relative to historical realised. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Index Total Returns — 108 Years

S&P 500 Index Total Returns — 108 Years Over the past 108 years, the S&P 500 has generated positive annual returns more than 72% of the time. Image: Wells Fargo Investment Institute

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