Description:Â Four years ago the stock market was in free fall. Since then, itâ€™s regained plenty of altitude. Many people missed out on the rally, though; rather than investing, U.S. households stashed a record $8.6 trillion in cash deposits.
Date: Oct 11, 2012
Questions for Discussions:
- What does this chart tell you about stock and bond ROI over the past four years?
- What does it suggest about investor psychology?
- How do you expect investors to behave going forward, knowing that they have missed the gains of the past four years and face low interest bond markets today?