- The Big Picture - http://www.ritholtz.com/blog -
S&P500 Total Return vs Bonds (1800-2012)
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 12, 2012 @ 12:00 pm In Markets | Comments Disabled
Last week, we looked at 140 years of Equity Yield vs US Bond Yield .
A people inquired what the total return would like of the S&P500 with dividends reinvested) compared to 10 year US bond with coupon reinvested. Global Financial Data  generated the chart below, creating an approximate SPX and 10 Year over that entire period.
After two centuries, its no contest. Stocks actually do beat bonds — for the really really really long time.
Click to enlarge:
Source: Global Financial Data 
Thanks, Ralph !
Ralph Dillon firstname.lastname@example.org
Article printed from The Big Picture: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog
URL to article: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/09/sp-total-return-index-2/
URLs in this post:
 140 years of Equity Yield vs US Bond Yield: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/09/140-years-of-equity-yield-vs-us-bond-yield/
 Global Financial Data: http://www.globalfinancialdata.com
 Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/tempimage.jpeg
Copyright © 2008 The Big Picture. All rights reserved.