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That means there’s less demand for value stocks. Less demand means lower prices. Lower prices can mean bargain prices.Ultra Seven Tricycle M1 No. 3 Series Soft Vinyl Figure,.”
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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.Super Action Statue SAS JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 5 Bruno Bucciarati figure,.)
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Richard Buck contributed to this article.