Market Graphs

Below are graphs showing the 3-year history of different market metrics.  Hover over the graph to see actual dates and values.  If you want to see a different time horizon, click the ‘Customize’ link at the bottom left of each graph and once in FRED, select your date range in the upper right.

Relative total return of US equities and bonds.

Treasury rates for different bond maturities.

Credit spreads by bond quality – this is the extra yield above treasury rates.

Volatility index for large and small cap equities and emerging markets.

Gold (lhs) and oil (rhs) prices – two key commodities.

Currency exchange for Japanese Yen (lhs) and Euro (rhs-inverted for consistent direction).


Economic Graphs

Below are graphs showing the 10-year history of different economic metrics.  Hover over the graph to see actual dates and values.  If you want to see a different time horizon, click the ‘Customize’ link at the bottom left of each graph and once in FRED, select your date range in the upper right.

Unemployment rate (lhs) and participation and employment rate (rhs).

Inflation gauges – wages, inflation (headline and core), and capacity utilization.

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) vs. treasury yield and break-even inflation – 10-Year Maturity.

GDP growth (regular and inflation adjusted – aka ‘real’) compared to 10-year treasury yield.

Treasury curves – difference in yield for 10s/30s, 2s/10s and 3mth/2s.