After hitting lows in August 1939 and September 1974, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Index℠ bounced back strong, averaging returns of more than 15% over the next 10 rolling 10-year periods in both cases.
Even including downturns, the S&P 500’s mean return over all rolling 10-year periods from 1927 to 2015 was 10.46%.
A long-term perspective can help you prevail through challenging times.
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