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What a Difference A Day Makes…

By JLP | September 28, 2011

Check out this table I made showing the month-to-date and year-to-date returns for the indexes I follow on AFM. Notice what an impact one day’s market performance has on the both the month-to-date and year-to-date numbers.

Topics: Investing, S&P 500 Index | 3 Comments »

3 Responses to “What a Difference A Day Makes…”

  1. Money Beagle Says:
    September 28th, 2011 at 10:10 am

    Very true! Big days up or down seem crazy to me, as not that much changes in one day. But perception is everything and lately perception has been all over the map in terms of how healthy the global economy is.

  2. MerCyn Says:
    September 28th, 2011 at 10:24 am

    The chart illustrates why it is impossible to time the market – you just have to hang in there, or not, depending on your willingness to handle the volatility.

  3. clocks Says:
    September 28th, 2011 at 8:17 pm

    Looks like a good time to get me some emerg mkts!