Asset Correlations

This asset correlation testing tool allows you to view correlations for stocks, ETFs and mutual funds for the given time period. You also view the rolling correlation for a given number of trading days to see how the correlation between the assets has changed over time. You can also view correlation matrix for common asset class ETFs or test assets for autocorrelation and cointegration.

Correlation Results

Asset correlations for time period 05/01/2011 - 10/31/2022 based on monthly returns.

Asset Correlations
NameTickerTLTSPYBNDSPBOIEFSHYEDVTMFAnnualized ReturnDaily Standard DeviationMonthly Standard DeviationAnnualized Standard Deviation
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETFTLT1.00-0.210.800.600.920.620.991.002.71%0.94%3.88%13.43%
SPDR S&P 500 ETF TrustSPY-0.211.000.210.43-0.15-0.08-0.24-0.2111.58%1.11%4.20%14.56%
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETFBND0.800.211.000.890.870.740.760.801.42%0.29%1.16%4.01%
SPDR Portfolio Corporate Bond ETFSPBO0.600.430.891.000.640.510.560.612.29%0.47%1.65%5.72%
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETFIEF0.92-0.150.870.641.000.790.880.911.79%0.39%1.75%6.06%
iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETFSHY0.62-0.080.740.510.791.000.560.600.50%0.07%0.33%1.14%
Vanguard Extended Duration Trs ETFEDV0.99-0.240.760.560.880.561.000.993.94%1.30%5.67%19.65%
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trsy Bull 3X ETFTMF1.00-0.210.800.610.910.600.991.00-1.07%2.78%11.71%40.56%
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  • The results are based on the total return of assets and assume that all received dividends and distributions are reinvested.
  • Time frame for correlation analysis is the full available data range unless a specific date interval is specified.
  • Monthly standard deviation is calculated based on available full calendar months including the entered start and end months.
  • Annualized standard deviation is calculated from the standard deviation of monthly returns
  • Annualized return is calculated from the specific time period using compound annual growth rate formula.