The Rise and the Fall

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this brilliant GIF from Nick Maggiulli is worth them all.

After falling 9% in the 2000s, U.S. large cap stocks returned nearly 250% in the 2010s.

After gaining 99% in the 2000s, commodities fell 41% in the 2010s.

One of the only iron rules that exists in the world of investing is that the future will not look like the past.