20% Stock Market Decline!!! — Did You Panic?

In 2011, the marketplace returned all of 1%, dividends reinvested, or -1% without any returns. No big deal, right? I suggest, 1% on either side, that's ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! Yet, if you dive deep into the intra-year movement of the market you'll see a REALLY different tale. You'll see that the market was up around 7.50% to start the year. Then abruptly dropped nearly 20% through October. You believe people werent' worried after that? Besides, it was just 2 brief years ago, we bottomed out in March 2009. Were we returning…

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