Share of Total U.S. Equity Trading

Share of Total U.S. Equity Trading Are stock pickers an endangered species? Only one-tenth of the US equity market’s trading volumes comes from fundamental equity investors. Image: Financial Times

S&P 500 Trading Volume

S&P 500 Trading Volume The decline in trading volume of the S&P 500 could pose risks for investors during the next selloff due to the lack of liquidity. Image: MarketWatch

S&P 500 Gains Outside Regular Trading Hours

S&P 500 Gains Outside Regular Trading Hours The S&P 500 loves the night, after the market closes. Since 1993, the real profits have come outside regular trading hours. Image: The New York Times, Bespoke Investment Group

Flow – % Share of Rolling One-Month ETF Inflows

Flow – % Share of Rolling One-Month ETF Inflows ETF flows show that investors continue to put their money into large & mid-cap equity funds. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC Click the Image to Enlarge  

Distressed EM Bonds

Distressed EM Bonds Distressed emerging market corporate bonds are trading at the Lehman/GFC lows. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

CBOE U.S. Put/Call Ratio Composite

CBOE U.S. Put/Call Ratio Composite The U.S. put/call ratio is trading at relatively high levels, which is contrarian bullish. Image: The Daily Shot

Liquidity and Solvency Risk Indices

Liquidity and Solvency Risk Indices Liquidity and solvency risk indices remain low, which is good news for stocks. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC