Our chart shows S&P 500 returns under various inflation environments, and indicates that moderately increasing inflation is not typically a drag on equities.
Our chart shows that an inverted yield curve has preceded past U.S. recessions. Find out what history tells us about the start of the next recession.
Forward-looking U.S. equity valuations are at levels that would suggest future returns may be less robust, as shown in chart.
Our chart shows that market declines from political and economic shocks are often short-lived and can be followed by strong equity returns.
For long-term investors, bear markets aren't something to fear. See our latest chart for some perspective.
Our chart shows that U.S. valuations are not as high as they seem when removing the largest tech stocks, and are comparable to overseas markets.
Our chart shows that when bear markets occur during an economic expansion rather than a recession, they tend to be much shorter and less severe.
Our chart shows the path India has taken to pass China as the world's fastest growing economy.
Market capitalization of U.S. companies is nearing an all-time high while market cap for European and Japanese companies is below average, as seen in our chart.
With the prospect of higher interest rates in North America, it's helpful to remember that rising rates aren't always bad for bonds.
Our chart shows that international stocks have higher returns than the overall market — when they have exposure to the U.S. economy.
Markets have been calm despite an uncertain economic and political environment.
Europe's economic surprise index reached highest level since 2013.
Relatively low payout ratios in emerging markets leave room for even more dividend growth.
Optimism is improving for the euro zone economy.
A look at how world trade volume has been decelerating in recent years, including a timeline of key events in the globalization of trade.
A diverse equity asset allocation across regions may help investors capitalize on broader investment themes that transcend their preferred region.
Some worry that this U.S. recovery is long in the tooth, but the current expansion continues to show that age is nothing but a number.
More dividend-paying technology stocks could provide more investment options to those seeking income in a low-yield world.
China’s transition from an investment-led to a consumer-based economy has been underway for years, but the contrast of company profitability between these sectors has never been clearer.