Max Gains and Drawdowns for Investors by Decade

The most interesting thing I read today comes from Michael Batnick (Director of Research at RWM).

In a post titled “The Power of Defense” he discusses “the max gains and drawdowns buy and hold investors would have received over each of the previous eleven decades.”

I found the table below fascinating; every decade saw double digit drawdowns, even when measured in closing monthly prices.


 click for ginormous table
Source: Irrelevant Investor



Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Posted Under