A Day in the Life: Spinning Siegel

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December 26, 2012 - 8:12am

Dec 26, 2012 Chris Turner  Investors suffer difficult decisions - where to put your money to get not only a return of capital, but a return on capital. Professor Jeremy Siegel generated a study back in 1994 that highlighted over the last 100+ years, stocks performed better than bonds. Many have argued the fallacies and problems with the book, notably the data set used. Rather than focus on his data, perhaps more understandable is that most of us do not live 140 years nor do we invest that long. This lead to an epiphany of sorts to generate a study, which resulted in asking myself the following questions:More...

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