5-Chart Friday (5/29/20)

By Charlie Bilello

29 May 2020

5 charts from the past week that tell an interesting story in markets and investing…

1. Mortgage Rates at Historic Lows

The 30-Year Mortgage Rate in the US hit another all-time low this week: 3.15%.

2. 81

As in 81 Central Banks around the world cutting interest rates thus far in 2020. We’ve never before seen a global easing of this speed and magnitude.

3. Zooming to New Highs

Zoom ($ZM) continues to benefit from the stay-at-home economy, up 164% this year.

4. Expansions and Contractions

The longest expansion in U.S. history ended in February at 128 months (10+ years).

How long will the recession that began in March last?

I posed the question on twitter last month and these were the responses…

5. When Tech Ruled the World

Changes in the largest U.S. companies over time…

And that’s it for this week. Thanks for reading.

Have a great weekend!


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