Our team looks at a lot of research throughout each day. A few charts that caught our eye this week, and why:
Dave: denominator a lot bigger but this bear is no joke, $14 trillion equity lost on paper
Source: Strategas as of 7/6/22
JL: 2022 has already carved out a place in bond market history
JD: some retracement from the Greg Oden highs but still a lot of stocks carrying high valuations
Source: Strategas as of 07.07.2022
Brad: and though value has been better in the past year it’s still historically cheap vs. growth
Joseph: fuel prices are all the rage but costs per mile aren’t exactly off the charts
Data as of 07.06.22
JL: wide dispersion of earnings revisions across sectors in Q2
Data as of 06.30.2022
Dave: overall estimates have held steady but it’s worth studying past earnings recessions for clues
Data as of 07.01.2022
Dave: low sentiment readings offer hope that better days for equities lie ahead
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