Percent of Time S&P 500® Was Positive, 1928 – 2019

Graph presenting that percent of Time S&P 500 Was Positive, 1928-2019*

Since 1928, the S&P 500® has been positive in the overwhelming majority of time periods, with longer holding periods corresponding to greater chances of positive returns.

S&P 500® is an unmanaged index of large-cap common stocks.

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