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    climber Guest

    Default Re: Last decade was the worst ever in the stock market > > > Wait toyou see *next* decade. This ain't gonna be pretty folks...

    On Dec 27, 3:50*pm, Möbius Pretzel <M0bius_0_Pret...@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Last decade was the worst ever in the stock market
    >
    > December 27, 2009
    >
    > * * The U.S. stock market is wrapping up what is likely to be its
    > worst decade ever.
    >
    > * * In nearly 200 years of recorded stock-market history, no calendar
    > decade has seen such a dismal performance as the 2000s.
    >
    > * * Investors would have been better off investing in pretty much
    > anything else, from bonds to gold or even just stuffing money under a
    > mattress. Since the end of 1999, stocks traded on the New York Stock
    > Exchange have lost an average of 0.5% a year thanks to the twin bear
    > markets this decade….
    >
    > This past decade looks even worse when the impact of inflation is
    > considered.
    >
    > * * Since the end of 1999, the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index has
    > lost an average of 3.3% a year on an inflation-adjusted basis,
    > compared with a 1.8% average annual gain during the 1930s when
    > deflation afflicted the economy, according to data compiled by Charles
    > Jones, finance professor at North Carolina State University.
    >
    > http://blogs.ajc.com/jay-bookman-blo...ecade-was-the-...


    Beware the Ids of Feb. and March, 2010.

    climber


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    Argus Tuft Guest

    Default Re: Last decade was the worst ever in the stock market > > > Wait to you see *next* decade. This ain't gonna be pretty folks...


    "climber" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    On Dec 27, 3:50 pm, Möbius Pretzel <M0bius_0_Pret...@yahoo.com> wrote:
    > Last decade was the worst ever in the stock market
    >
    > December 27, 2009
    >
    > The U.S. stock market is wrapping up what is likely to be its
    > worst decade ever.
    >
    > In nearly 200 years of recorded stock-market history, no calendar
    > decade has seen such a dismal performance as the 2000s.
    >
    > Investors would have been better off investing in pretty much
    > anything else, from bonds to gold or even just stuffing money under a
    > mattress. Since the end of 1999, stocks traded on the New York Stock
    > Exchange have lost an average of 0.5% a year thanks to the twin bear
    > markets this decade….
    >
    > This past decade looks even worse when the impact of inflation is
    > considered.
    >
    > Since the end of 1999, the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index has
    > lost an average of 3.3% a year on an inflation-adjusted basis,
    > compared with a 1.8% average annual gain during the 1930s when
    > deflation afflicted the economy, according to data compiled by Charles
    > Jones, finance professor at North Carolina State University.
    >
    > http://blogs.ajc.com/jay-bookman-blo...ecade-was-the-...


    Beware the Ids of Feb. and March, 2010.

    -------------------------------------------------------
    Don't worry! This decade has another year to run!
    Argus



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