10 Truths About the Stock Market

Posted on October 24, 2021 by Scott Shuda

This list of wisdom comes courtesy of TIKR. My favorite is #3 “Don’t ever expect average.”

At some point in your life, you probably heard that the stock market generates about 10% annual returns on average.

While that may be true in the long run, the market rarely delivers an average return in a given year.

Check out the chart below from Ritholtz Wealth Management’s Ben Carlson. It plots the S&P 500’s annual returns since 1926.

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