During volatile times in the market, it is difficult to keep a level head. Every year there is something in the headlines that seems scary, unprecedented, or treacherous on the horizon. We know that being an investor is a large undertaking that has a major impact on the outcome of your financial goals.
We believe this chart from First Trust does a great job of illustrating just how much adversity the market has faced and has been able to overcome. You will see on the chart a snapshot of the S&P 500 Performance from 1970-2022 along with some major historical events highlighted.
Our intention of showing you this is to help put some perspective on just how resilient the market is.
If you have any questions about this chart or questions about your account, please do not hesitate to reach out to our office.