Author Topic: S&P 500 rate of return  (Read 1447 times)

firescape

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S&P 500 rate of return
« on: May 06, 2017, 07:01:20 AM »
When I look up the S&P 500 returns online I always get different numbers. For 2016 I see anything from 8% up to 11.96%. I want to check my investments relative to average returns.
Where and what would be the best way to compare how my investments fared vs. the market averages? Do I use inflation adjusted numbers?
Links would be great, thanks in advance.

Rufus.T.Firefly

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Re: S&P 500 rate of return
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2017, 07:38:57 AM »
Check out Personal Capital. They provide pretty good analytical data at a glance. There is a "You Index" vs "S&P 500" graph that shows the comparison you're wanting.

MDM

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Re: S&P 500 rate of return
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2017, 03:07:33 PM »

firescape

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Re: S&P 500 rate of return
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2017, 07:16:59 PM »
Rufus, MDM, thanks. I'll check them out.