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That means there’s less demand for value stocks. Less demand means lower prices. Lower prices can mean bargain prices.LOT of DC Green Lantern Action Figures Mint Sealed MISB 2011 Movie Pop Funko,.”
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(The S&P 500, by comparison, returned 9.8%; $100 would have grown to $346,261. There’s a striking lesson in the huge difference an extra 1.2 percentage points of return can make if given enough time.)
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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.2018 DC Comics Green Arrow 35% DISCOUNT Collective Figure Toys 16cm,.)
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Richard Buck contributed to this article.