Only 11% of Asset Classes Have Posted Negative Total Returns in 2019

Only 11% of Asset Classes Have Posted Negative Total Returns in 2019 The rally is back, but for how long? According to Deutsche Bank AG, 90% of 70 financial asset classes posted positive total returns. Data for 2019 are through April. Picture Source: The Wall Street Journal

Net Long S&P 500 E-Mini Futures Position for Asset Managers

Net Long S&P 500 E-Mini Futures Position for Asset Managers Has the U.S. stock market more room to run? The net long S&P 500 E-mini futures position for asset managers is well below S&P 500 peak levels. Image: BofA Global Research Click the Image to Enlarge  

Cross-Asset Correlation Matrix

Cross-Asset Correlation Matrix This grid showing the correlation between different asset classes, is useful for asset allocation. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Correlation Across Assets

Correlation Across Assets The 1-year rolling correlation remains low between asset classes for diversification. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Bull Markets of 2020

Bull Markets of 2020 Is the gold rally sustainable? Precious metal miners have outperformed all other asset classes since the beginning of the year. Image: Gavekal, Macrobond

Correlation Matrix

Correlation Matrix This grid shows the correlation between different asset classes. It is very useful for asset allocation. Image: Fidelity Investments

The Average American Investor Still Underperforms the Market Over the Long Term

The Average American Investor Still Underperforms the Market Over the Long Term This is usually due to emotional biases, herding effect, lack of diversification, panic selling,… Most investors buy high and sell low at the wrong time. That’s the reason why using our formidable decision support tools will empower yourself to make much better investment…

% Share of Rolling Three-Month ETF Inflows

% Share of Rolling Three-Month ETF Inflows Investors favored risky assets over government bonds to end 2020. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC Click the Image to Enlarge