On March 11th, 2020 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down more than 1,400 points, marking the end of a historic 11-year bull market for the index. The Dow closed at its peak on February 12th at 29,551.42, and subsequently fell 20.3% over the course of 19 trading days to end at 23,553.22 – a technical bear market1. The 19 trading days it took for the Dow to reach bear … Read More
The S&P 500 Index originally began in 1926 as the “Composite Index” comprised of only 90 stocks. In 1957 the index expanded to include the 500 components we now have today. The S&P 500 historical returns is the broad gauge of U.S. Stock Market performance year to year basis. Here’s a look back at Market Returns over the last 30 years.