Active Markets

Staying invested even when markets are volatile can serve investors well

History shows that some of the market's best days occur shortly after bad days. By staying fully invested over the past 15 years, you would have earned $15,230 more than someone who missed the market’s 10 best days.

This example:

$10,000 invested in the S&P 500

(12/31/03–12/31/18)

Data is historical. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. The best time to invest assumes shares are bought when market prices are low.

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