Historical Returns and Volatility
Lecture no. 4 from the course: How the Stock Market Works
Taught by Professor Ramon P. DeGennaro | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses
Explore the relationship between the risk of investing in stocks and the return you can expect from owning them. Survey the average return on a broad portfolio of stocks held over many decades. Next, focus on the short-term volatility that makes many people understandably nervous.