The Good News About Bear Markets

The Good News About Bear Markets

June 23, 2022
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Good news about this stock market? I'm not just trying to sugar-coat these tumultuous months for our investments. In our 2nd of 4 part-look at this bear market, again we are turning to AssetMark, Inc and posting an article about the worst years for stocks. Just the fact that we are talking about it means that it is on everyone's mind. Bad news travels fast. So what's the good news? (Spoiler alert!) Historically, after the worst years, the average three-year historical return was +35%.

Emotion about our finances is a powerful thing, especially if balances are trending downward. This article from AssetMark's On the Mark Series presents comparison data going back to the early years to help us put things in perspective.  Let's review what AssetMark has to say about this bear market. Take a look: Worst Year for US Stocks

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.