"There really never has been a better time to be an individual investor"

Great post by Abnormal Returns (one of my favorite blogs in the financial space) about why this is the best time in history to be a self-directed investor.

Two and half years ago in this space I published a post arguing that there had never been a better time to be an individual investor. To me the thesis seemed obvious on its face. However many commentors were skeptical about the prospects for investors in a post-financial crisis world. Unfortunately they missed out on what turned out to be a roughly 50% total return in the S&P 500 over that time period. The post wasn’t a market call, per se. The thesis would still be valid if the stock market been flat (or down) over that time period. All that being said today:

Check out the full post here:

http://abnormalreturns.com/really-never-better-tim...

What are your thoughts? 

Posted to Learn How to Use Marketfy... on Aug 05, 2014 — 3:08 PM
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