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Friday, January 30, 2009

Riddle me this...how long before your financial comeback?


Click on the link below. It shows how long it will take to return to where you were, and at what rate of interest, for your investment portfolio values. Note that you can slide the rate of return up or down as you choose. Move the cursor around and see all the information that is before you!


http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/01/06/business/20090106-comeback-graphic.html

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2 comments:

derekp said...

If you lost 40% which is close to what was lost in the S$P500 last it will take (no more $ added to portfolio)

28 yaers to recover investing in Tbills at the stated avg return

Never get back with CDs at 3.8%

10 years with stocks at the stated avg return

Which asset class will you chose?

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