Retirement Planning After A 401K Crash

23/02/2019 stock market crash

While the risk of a crash is not zero, you’re almost certainly more worried about a crash than is justified. The effect of the crash on the population average of subjective uncertainty is approximated by a regression with the difference in the two probability answers on the left-hand side. For perspective, let’s start by taking a look at a chart showing the performance of the S&P Industrial Index (NYSEARCA: SPY ) beginning with January of 2015. The source of the money flowing into the market was not member banks, but foreign banking houses and U.S. businesses and private individuals attracted by the high rate of interest which borrowers were prepared to pay. Smithers backs up his prediction using a ratio which proves that the only time in history stocks were this risky was 1929 and 1999.

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