March 20, 2020
US equity returns following past downturns
Sudden market downturns can be unsettling. Sticking with your plan helps put you in the best position to capture a recovery.
A broad market index tracking data since 1926 in the US shows that stocks have generally delivered strong returns over one-year, three-year, and five-year periods following steep declines.
Fama/French Total US Market Research Index Returns
July 1926-December 2019
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.