Someone here posted recently that the return from 1800 - 1900 was 0% and between 1800 - 2000, was 2.5%.
1) Which index was this
2) Is this a real figure (i.e. After inflation)?
Thank you in advance!
Not according to Jeremy Seagle.
I am pretty sure the original post was using some non-US data. I can’t remember exactly though.
Does it make sense? Those are not real figures.
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You forgot 3) To the extent this data exists, is it accurate/meaningful/comparable to modern data?
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It was the FTSE All-Share index. It is total return.
Another tidbit: The total return DJIA returned 5.7% from 1896-on. This is our oldest ‘diversified’ benchmark for US equity. The problem is that this begins to measure after a 23-year period of deflation (1873-1896) where prices dropped 47%. Not very encouraging for how equity prices would have performed in the US in the 1800s either.
1800s were rough. 23-year depression. another 2 year depression in the early 30s. multiple serious recessions.
but I would like to add that there was a lot of government manipulation without a good understanding of macroeconomics, so take it with a grain of sand.
*disclaimer, past returns do not reflect future returns.
any further questions, let me know.
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