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Hard to Hurt Earnings

Posted by Samuel A. Kiburz on Jul 25, 2022 3:11:05 PM

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Chart shows the consistent upward growth of the S&P 500 since 1950.

Today's chart comes from LPL Research and shows the growth of company earnings since 1950. When you buy a stock fund you are purchasing the steam of their combined future earnings. Yes, that stream can temporarily decline during recessions, but over time the economy and that stream of earnings returns and continues to grow.

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