30 Days Equal Half The Return

Posted by Samuel A. Kiburz on Jul 18, 2022 10:26:06 AM

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Bar chart shows that the annual market returns from 1928 - 2021 is 6.2%. Without the best 30 days, the return is 3.3%.

Today’s chart comes from Vanguard. They wrote a great short article on the difficulties of market timing.  In a nutshell, "from 1928 through 2021, there were more than 23,300 trading days in the U.S. stock market. Out of those, the 30 best trading days accounted for almost half of the market’s return."

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