We created this S&P 500 Historical Returns calculator to show the past returns on the S&P 500 over various timeframes. We’ve converted Robert Shiller’s S&P 500 data from 1871 into geometric average trailing annual returns for 40, 20, 10, 5, and 1 year periods. The tool includes both nominal returns and returns after inflation – and […]
The Treasury Return Calculator below uses long run 10-year Treasury Data from Robert Shiller to compute returns based on reinvesting the coupon payments. You can see the total returns for the 10 Year Treasury for any arbitrary period from 1871 until today. (If you are looking for a similar calculator for the S&P 500 with […]
Since you’ve now read my treatises on Investor Psychology and the Flaws of the Efficient Market Hypothesis, we’re finally ready to discuss what we originally set out to discuss – how to improve on buy and hold investing, Rob Bennett’s controversial ideas on “valuation informed indexing”, the concept of the safe withdrawal rate, and the state of buy and hold investing.