Daily Archives: June 25, 2013

Why invest in stocks, anyways?

“Stocks for the long run.”  Everybody knows that, right? Ask why, and you’ll be told “historically stocks have returned 9% (or 10%, or 12% depending on who is talking) over the long run.” And that’s true.  Long term returns on US stocks have historically been in the 9-10% range, depending on how you slice it. […]

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