The average annualized total return for the over the past 90 years is 9.8 percent. For 2017, in just under half a year, the S&P 500′s total return is 9.7 percent.

## What was the rate of return for 2017?

Stock market returns in recent years. The returns posted by the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past two years illustrate how much returns can vary from year-to-year. For the Dow Jones Industrial Average: Total return 2017: **29.11%**

## How much does the S&P 500 return a year?

The S&P 500 index is a benchmark of American stock market performance, dating back to the 1920s. The index has returned a historic annualized average return of **around 10%** since its inception through 2019.

## Is the market going to crash in 2020?

The crash caused a short-lived bear market, and in April 2020 global stock **markets re-entered a bull market**, though U.S. market indices did not return to January 2020 levels until November 2020. … However, in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic, the most impactful pandemic since the Spanish flu, began, decimating the economy.

## Does money double every 7 years?

The most basic example of the Rule of 72 is one we can do without a calculator: Given a 10% annual rate of return, how long will it take for your money to double? Take 72 and divide it by 10 and you get 7.2. This means, at **a 10% fixed annual rate of return, your money doubles every 7 years**.

## What is a good return on investment?

According to conventional wisdom, an **annual ROI of approximately 7% or greater** is considered a good ROI for an investment in stocks. This is also about the average annual return of the S&P 500, accounting for inflation. Because this is an average, some years your return may be higher; some years they may be lower.

## What is the average stock market return over 10 years?

The average 10-year stock market return is **9.2%**, according to Goldman Sachs data. The S&P 500 index has done slightly better than that, returning 13.6% annually. The average return looks very different annually, but holding onto investments over time can help.

## What is a good rate of return on 401k?

Many retirement planners suggest the typical 401(k) portfolio generates an average annual return of **5% to 8%** based on market conditions.

## How much do I need to invest to make 1000 a month?

For every $1,000 per month in desired retirement income, you need to have **$240,000 saved**. With this strategy, you can typically withdraw 5% of your nest egg each year. Investments can help your savings last through a lengthy retirement.