S&P 500 Cash Return Yield by Sector and Region

S&P 500 Cash Return Yield by Sector and Region Currently, the S&P 500 cash return yield (buybacks + dividends) is 5.2%, the highest since 2011. That’s much more than Europe, Japan and emerging markets. Image: Fundstrat Global Advisors, LLC

Weekly Fund Flows

Weekly Fund Flows How much cash is waiting to come back into equities? Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Cross-Asset Valuation for the U.S.

Cross-Asset Valuation for the U.S. On an absolute basis, equities look expensive by historical standards, but relative valuations appear attractive, as free cash flow yield and ERP look cheap. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Deflation Assets vs. Inflation Assets

Deflation Assets vs. Inflation Assets Is the 40-year bull market in bonds over? Deflation Assets: government bonds, U.S. investment grade, S&P 500, U.S. consumer discretionary, growth and US high yield.Inflation Assets: TIPS, EAFE, U.S. banks, value and cash. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Equity Allocation

Equity Allocation Investors allocation to equities is high. But with cash and bonds offering little or no yield, investors are likely to rotate cash into stocks. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Fund Flows (YTD Cumulative)

U.S. Fund Flows (YTD Cumulative) U.S. equity funds have seen inflows over the past few weeks, but there is still a lot of cash on the sideline. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research