In the presidential election year, it is not just opinions about the candidates that are galactically divergent. Stock market performance also knows almost no bounds, both positive and negative. While the share price of Super Micro Computer has more than doubled this year alone, the market values of Spirit Airlines and New York Community Bancorp have fallen to a fraction.

Which other US companies have performed particularly well or bad this year, how have the different sectors behaved, and which stocks look attractive to which types of investors? You’ll find all this and more in our latest market analysis.