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That means there’s less demand for value stocks. Less demand means lower prices. Lower prices can mean bargain prices.NEW Jakks Pacific WWE The Great American Bash Torrie Wilson & with Billy Gunn,.”
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But the bad news is strikingly bad.Justice League Unlimited Volcana XHTF,. That was more than 80 years ago, but it shows what can happen.
This asset class is more volatile than the S&P 500. In 1931 the S&P lost “only” 43.3%; in 1933, that index was up “only” 54%.
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The best 15-year period ended in 1989 with a compounded return of 21.7%. The worst, from 1928 through 1942, ended up with a compound loss of 1.4%.
(The average return of all 15-year periods was 13.2%, compared with 10.7% for the S&P 500.)
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This underscores one of my complaints about Vanguard’s Total Stock Market Index Fund US:VTSMX , which has only about 36% of is portfolio in value stocks.DC Comics Unlimited SUPERMAN, BATMAN, AQUAMAN & HAWKMAN Set of 4 6 Figures MIP,.)
The allure of value investing doesn’t stop with large-cap stocks.Action Toys ES-GOKIN Series 22 Mazinger Mazinkaiser (16cm Tall) Action Figure,. And value works in foreign markets, too, as we shall see.
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Richard Buck contributed to this article.