Per Jenna Ross of Visual Capitalist, Few investors could have predicted that a viral outbreak would end the longest-running bull market in U.S. history. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed stocks far into bear market territory. From its peak on February 19th, the S&P 500 has fallen almost 30%. While this volatility can cause investors to panic, it’s […]

I really liked this chart from Visual Capitalist and thought I would share. It was created by Paul Schmelzing, visiting scholar at the Bank of England (BOE), and shows how global real interest rates have experienced an average annual decline of -0.0196% (-1.96 basis points) throughout the past eight centuries. Source: Dorothy Neufeld, Visualizing the 700-Year […]