Tag Archives: The Depression
A Word of Clarification
My blog post below has struck a chord with some of you. As a Vanguard blogger, I am charged with sharing my personal and professional perspectives on issues facing investors. The post, prompted by a discussion …
Mark Hulbert (with some help from Jeremy Siegel) does a nice job correcting the record about how long it took for stock market investors to “recover” from the Great Depression.
Is it the 1930s all over again? If that were true, it would be one very good reason to panic, sell everything, and put your money in a mattress. But it turns out that the comparisons between today and the Great Depression are (mostly) bunk.