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Putting the 2000-2009 Market Decade into Perspective

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 7, 2010 @ 11:38 am In Investing,Technical Analysis | Comments Disabled

Following yesterday’s look at performance by years [1], Eric Willer in our Dallas office sent me these charts — they are quite instructive as to how markets have performed over various decades:

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Annualized S&P500 Returns by Decade

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Return History for Common Stocks 1926-2009 (inflation adjusted)

Average Annually Compounded Return = 6.7%
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All charts courtesy of PPCA Inc.

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Good stuff — thanks, Eric!

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Source:
Perspectives on 2009 and Beyond [4] (PDF)
Ron Surz
Horse’s Mouth, January 4, 2010
http://www.horsesmouth.com/panel/LinkTrack2.asp?http://www.ppca-inc.com/pdf/2009Perspectives.pdf


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[1] performance by years: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2010/01/the-decennial-pattern/

[2] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Annualized-SPX-by-decade.png

[3] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/SPX-distribution-2006-09.png

[4] Perspectives on 2009 and Beyond: http://www.horsesmouth.com/panel/LinkTrack2.asp?http://www.ppca-inc.com/pdf/2009Perspectives.pdf

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