Amid recent market retreat, return expectations plunge.
Have bears taken over the market? This week’s chart looks at the roller-coaster ride for investor sentiment this year.
Rates are higher. And significantly more volatile.
As rates have risen, so has rate volatility. This week’s chart looks at the daily changes in the two-year Treasury yield over the past year.
Fed funds rate shows no sign yet of retreating.
Could markets be due for more Fed-driven volatility ahead? This week’s chart looks at market-based Fed rate expectations, which continue to rise.
International equities reassert themselves
The current rally looks very different from the last one. This week’s chart looks at the composition of returns in 2023 vs. 2021.
Credit has never had consecutive negative annual returns
Are credit markets poised for a bounce back? They have never seen two consecutive down years. This week’s chart looks at historical credit returns.
A slog ahead? Leading indicators point to a downturn
Data points toward a potential slog as leading economic indicators weaken. This week’s chart looks at why markets could remain choppy.