TITLE

STAT BANK

PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec1998, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section presents statistical figures related to investment and finance in the U.S., as of December 1998. 3 to 1 is the ratio of retirees who consider catastrophic medical expenses a bigger threat to their financial security than outliving their savings. On the other hand, the ratio of number of years of stock market advances versus market declines since 1990 is 2 to 1. While the average percentage decline for an Standard & Poor's stock during a recent 12-month period when the Standard & Poor index rose 24 percent is 15.
ACCESSION #
1401008

 

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