What Can Investors Expect from US Stocks Long Term?

US equity investors have been rewarded over the past 30 years through the market cycles - but what can shareholders expect over the next three decades?

John Rekenthaler 14 January, 2019 | 9:58AM

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If I have learnt one lesson over the past 30 years it is: own equities. Own as much as possible for as long as possible. To a first approximation, it was never wrong to buy stocks, and never right to sell them.

But it one thing to appreciate how successful equities have been. It's quite another to determine whether their marvellous results will continue.

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