Calendar Year S&P 500 Index Returns 1926-2021: Chart

One of the strategies for building long-term wealth is to invest in stocks. While there are many markets to invest in for American investors, the US equity market has generated excellent returns in the past and continues to remain strong. In a recent post, I noted how US stocks as represented by the Dow have pounced other major developed markets from 2010 to 2021.

The more popular S&P Index has also performed very well over the years. Since 1926, the index has yielded positive returns 74% of the time as shown in the chart below.

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Source: Managing Market Volatility, Russell Investments

Related ETFs:

  1. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)
  2. iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV)
  3. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)
  4. SPDR Portfolio S&P 500  ETF (SPLG)

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