S&P 500 Index – Annual Returns (1926-2019)
Since 1926, the US stock market has rewarded investors with an average annual return of about 10%. But it is important to remember that returns in any given year may be sky-high, extremely poor, or somewhere in between.
Understanding the range of potential outcomes can help you stick with a plan and ride out the inevitable ups and downs.
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