Bull and Bear Markets

Bull and Bear Markets This chart shows the S&P 500′s returns in bull and bear markets through history. Image: CNBC

S&P 500 and NYSE Down Volume Ratio

S&P 500 and NYSE Down Volume Ratio Four of the past nine days have seen NYSE down volume ratio above 88%. Historically, the S&P 500 rallied every time over the next year, with a median return of 24.3% since 1962. Image: Sentimentrader

Dow Jones Performance Under Various U.S. Presidents

Dow Jones Performance Under Various U.S. Presidents This chart puts into perspective the Dow Jones performance under various U.S. presidents. The annualized return under President Trump is high, given tightening monetary policy. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

OECD Unemployment Rate and MSCI World

OECD Unemployment Rate and MSCI World As the chart suggests, very low unemployment isn’t usually great for stocks returns. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

The U.S. Presidential Cycle

The U.S. Presidential Cycle How U.S. presidential elections affect stock market returns? This chart shows the forward return for the U.S. stock market based on election outcomes. Image: Fidelity Investments

U.S. Presidential Elections and the Stock Market

U.S. Presidential Elections and the Stock Market The first two years of presidential terms tend to produce below-average returns, while the next 2 years tend to produce above-average returns. Image: Fidelity Investments