The Market in Pictures, September 9

by | Sep 9, 2022 | Blog, Charts

Our team looks at a lot of research throughout each day. A few charts that caught our eye this week, and how they help fill the puzzle of evidence:

 

Dave: Traditional diversification has not helped most portfolios in 2022

 

 

Source: PSC as of 09.06

 

 

Brad: and the commodity rally is even more odd in the context of a historic US Dollar rally

 

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.08

 

 

John Luke: Markets are now firmly in the “75 bps hike” camp for the Sept 21 FOMC Meeting

 

 

Data as of 09.07.2022

 

 

Dave: EPS estimates are trickling lower but not to the extent one would expect in a possible recession

 

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.08.2022

 

 

Dave: with major concentration risk in some key sectors(think, Alphabet/Meta driving ½ of Communication Svcs)

 

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.08

 

 

Joseph: Energy prices remain supported by low capital spending in recent years

 

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.07

 

 

Joseph: with no relief in sight based on future lease projections

 

 

Data as of 09.08.2022

 

 

John Luke: The labor productivity decline has been historic

 

 

Data as of 06.30.2022

 

 

John Luke: and feeds the bear market in bonds that is pushing to unprecedented length in modern history

 

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.06

 

 

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