3 Year-To-Date Performance Year-To-Date Performance Markets OverviewAll data as of 6/30/10Monthly PerformanceYear-To-Date PerformanceIndices06/01/1006/30/10Gain/Loss% Change4.01/01/10Dow Jones10,024.029,774.02-2.49%10,428.05-6.27%S&P5001,070.711,030.71-40.00-3.74%1,115.10-84.39-7.57%NASDAQ2,222.332,109.24-5.09%2,269.15-7.05%Russell 2000640.96609.49-31.47-4.91%625.39-15.90-2.54%10 Year Note Yield3.30%2.95%-0.35%-10.61%3.84%-0.89%-23.18%Monthly PerformanceYear-To-Date PerformanceIndices06/01/1006/30/10Gain/Loss% Change4.01/01/10Dow Jones10,024.029,774.02-2.49%10,428.05-6.27%S&P5001,070.711,030.71-40.00-3.74%1,115.10-84.39-7.57%NASDAQ2,222.332,109.24-5.09%2,269.15-7.05%Russell 2000640.96609.49-31.47-4.91%625.39-15.90-2.54%10 Year Note Yield3.30%2.95%-0.35%-10.61%3.84%-0.89%-23.18%Indices mentioned are unmanaged and cannot be invested in directly. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.
8 Challenges Participants Experience Dalbar Study conducted from 1986 to 2005S&P 50011.90%Equity Investor3.51%Retirement Plan Investor6.00%Annual difference between S&P 500 and Systematic/401k Investor Returns:5.90%Even though the average participant still made the mistakes of buying high and selling low, they out performed the average Equity (lump sum) Investor. Why is that?The answer: The Power of Dollar Cost AveragingThe study, done by DALBAR, was one that studied various types of investors, their average returns and the tendencies that they shared and the typical trends that occurred.
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