Buy-and-Hold Strategy Still Works

During the past few months, many investors came to the conclusion that buy-and-hold strategy does not work anymore. However there are some folks who still believe that the strategy still works provided one chooses the right mix of investments for a portfolio and holds it over a long period of time.

The following two charts show buy-and-hold strategy can produce incredible returns over 39 years with the right mix of assets:

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Source: The Ultimate Buy-and-Hold Strategy – 2009 Update, Paul Merriman, Founder of Merriman.

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