S&P 500 Returns During Extended Fed Hiking Cycles

S&P 500 Returns During Extended Fed Hiking Cycles Historically, rate hike cycles tend to be positive for U.S. stocks. But that’s not the case this year. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

S&P 500 Earnings vs. Fed Funds

S&P 500 Earnings vs. Fed Funds Historically, Fed rate hikes tend to impact S&P 500 earnings, which is not good news for U.S. stocks. Image: Real Investment Advice

Fed Funds vs. Employment/Population + Inflation

Fed Funds vs. Employment/Population + Inflation This chart suggests the optimal monetary policy, while Fed officials do not anticipate any rate hikes until 2022. Image: Oxford Economics