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8 Must See Post-Election Investing Charts

Stocks have done well regardless of the party in power

Stocks have trended higher regardless of which party occupies the White House

Stocks have performed best when Congress is split

Returns have historically been strongest when Congress is split

Market performance during different government combinations

Companies ranked by eCommerce sales

79% of lost jobs have been recovered in Canada

US is still 10 million jobs behind where it started in February

Do stocks always outperform bonds over the long run? Not in this 150 year example.

Sitting on cash because you’re scared to invest? Your advisor might recommend Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) into the market, by investing a proportion of your wealth each month. However, research shows that it’s you’re almost always better off simply investing the lump sum.

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5 Ground Level Charts on the Economic Recovery

No comments today. Just the charts.

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11 Market Charts: Dividend Drawdown, V-Shapes, And More

Here are the top investing and economics charts and graphs from the previous week:

Market recovery of 2020 losses

Source: A Wealth of Common Sense

V-shaped economic recovery in China

Source: Invesco Canada

Former luxury brand consumers are now looking for a good bargain

luxury market supplemental
Source: Visual Capitalist

Tourism contributed $1.8 trillion to the US economy in 2019, 8.6% of GDP

Travel and tourism contribution to GDP in absolute terms
Source: Visual Capitalist

Spending at Big box stores doing alright

Source: Visual Capitalist

Dividend drawdowns throughout the past century

Source: A Wealth of Common Sense

Dividend drawdowns correlated to stock price declines, but not a 1 for 1 relationship

Source: A Wealth of Common Sense

Covid-19 was the 3rd leading cause of death in the US between February and May

Personal savings rate hits record high of 33%

Unemployment picture in the US starting to improve, believe it or not

Beer and wine sales skyrocketing in Canada