Dow Jones Daily Returns and 6 Sigma Events

Dow Jones Daily Returns and 6 Sigma Events As the chart shows, an event of 6 standard deviations above or below the mean, is extremely rare. Image: Macrobond Financial

Total Returns by Decade

Total Returns by Decade History suggests that over a 10-year time horizon, returns are rarely negative. Image: BofA US Equity & Quant Strategy

S&P 500 Returns in Recessions since 1928

S&P 500 Returns in Recessions since 1928 Currently, the S&P 500 is in the middle of the distribution of selloffs seen historically around previous recessions. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation