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Old 02-24-2021, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Buckhead View Post
I can only advise the OP what has worked for me. I followed my own simple rules and they may not work well for others.

This is only my account where I have mutual funds and stock holdings.

Year Return %

1999 72.0%
2000 59.5%
2001 42.1%
2002 8.6%
2003 38.6%
2004 15.7%
2005 15.3%
2006 19.2%
2007 16.7%
2008 -11.1% Negative return
2009 34.9%
2010 30.3%
2011 2.1%
2012 13.5%
2013 7.5%
2014 21.5%
2015 14.0%
2016 14.6%
2017 11.0%
2018 0.6%
2019 21.8%
2020 17.2%
I know from your posts on here, that you have considerable insight in the markets.

If you invested $10,000 in 1999 and got returns of those numbers, you would have $627,844 in the account.
Not bad for not even breaking a sweat. Compound interest at work.

Of course, internet numbers are just numbers.
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