- U.S. stocks were up nearly 400% in the 1980s. All anyone remembers is the 1987 crash.
- Bonds gave investors a total return of more than 100% in the 1990s. All anyone ever talks about is the 1994 crash when interest rates spiked.
- The 1990s tech boom added enough fiber-optic cable to make all of our Internet dreams come true. All anyone ever talks about is the the NASDAQ crash
- Stocks are up since March of 2009. Lets celebrate those gains instead of constantly worrying about the next correction.
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