The S&P 500 Index has delivered an annualized return of 11.21% since 1950 and has proven to be resilient through all market conditions. Over the same period, there have been instances where the market experienced significant declines.
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When markets decline, it’s tempting to sell and wait for stability before jumping back in. But it’s virtually impossible to know when markets will rebound.
If today’s volatile markets concern you, take heart. In almost 200 years, extreme market performance has been relatively rare and performance has been moderate.
Many people react to the market’s ups and downs by making emotional decisions about their investments, buying when the stock market is nearing a high, and selling when the market reaches low points.
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It’s natural for markets to move up and down over time, and the average length of a rising (bull) market is much longer than a declining (bear) market.
Economic recessions happen from time to time and may challenge an investor’s discipline. However, the good times (economic expansion) last much longer than the bad times (economic recession).
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Many of the strongest returns in the markets occur in the period immediately following a sharp decline.
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When investors remain focused on the long term, they can offset market volatility without significantly reducing returns, and still participate in stock market growth.