Could Your Clients' Portfolios Withstand A Bear Market?
Since March 2009, the S&P 500 has gained over 300%. Unfortunately, when long-run bull markets end, the decline can be dramatic. In fact, the average bear market return is -45%. Could your clients afford for their $100,000 investment to become $55,000?
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|Average Bear Market Return (1929-2009): -45%|
Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Guide to the Markets – U.S., Data as of July 31, 2018.
Plus, it can take a significant return to recover from loss. If today’s bull market turns bear, do your clients nearing retirement have time to make up for a large loss?
To help protect your clients against the next bear market, consider a fixed-indexed annuity from Great American Life®. Fixed-indexed annuities offer the opportunity to participate in market growth, while providing complete protection against market declines.
A bear market is defined as a 20% or more decline from the previous market high. The bear return is the peak to trough return over the cycle.
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