Placing market crashes in perspective

The circled area is where the October 1987 stock market crash occurred.

Oct 1987 in perspective

I don’t know why long term investors subscribe to fear so much. The S&P 500 has tripled from its March 2009 low in what is a most un-loved bull market and on the way up, bear market fear-mongers continue their campaign of selling newsletter and subscriptions and somehow think they are still correct.

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