S&P 500 vs. MSCI Emerging Markets Index

S&P 500 vs. MSCI Emerging Markets Index This chart shows the strong performance of the S&P 500 against the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Image: Financial Times

S&P 500 After Initial Fed Rate Cuts Outside Of Recession

S&P 500 After Initial Fed Rate Cuts Outside Of Recession When the Fed cuts rates without a recession, the S&P 500 Index tends to go higher. Average gain since 1984: +11.1% six months later and 15.8% twelve months later. Image: LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Low Volatility Stocks Are the Best Performing Asset YTD

S&P 500 Low Volatility Stocks Are the Best Performing Asset YTD This chart shows that S&P 500 low volatility stocks are the best performing asset year-to-date (outside of GSCI energy). Actually, high-quality stocks are a good way to protect against a weak economy. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

The S&P 500 Hits All-Time High

The S&P 500 Hits All-Time High Bulls make money and are happy again… Yes, but until when? Keep in mind that the US stock market is currently overvalued by 9%. Image: Hedgeye Risk Management LLC