BULLS & BEARS: I'm all for optimism, but be skeptical, too

When viewing the historical record of the stock market, it is clear investors who maintained a positive longterm stance have been rewarded with attractive compounded returns, despite some significant zigs and zags in between. Americans are, on balance, an optimistic bunch, especially when it comes to our outlook for the future. A "best is yet to come" policy has served us well, providing the drive to innovate and improve our country's standard of living. Nevertheless, when it comes to making...

 

You have accessed IBJ.com Premium online content

IBJ.com Premium online content is identified by locked premium or unlocked premium symbol to the right of the headline. Access to all IBj.com Premium online content requires a paid IBJ.com Premium subscription and the subscriber to be logged in using their email and password. See subscription options below.

Log In if you are a subscriber to IBJ.com Premium Online

...Or choose the IBJ subscription that's right for you:

7 Day Subscription

$4.95 per week

IBJ.com
Premium online

Order Now
   

1 Year Subscription

$1.25 per week

IBJ.com
Premium online

Order Now
 

1 Year Subscription

$1.52 per week

IBJ Print
only

Order Now

 

Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT

facebook - twitter on Facebook & Twitter

Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ on Facebook:
Follow on TwitterFollow IBJ's Tweets on these topics:
 
Subscribe to IBJ
ADVERTISEMENT