Four Historical Patterns in the Markets for Investors to Know

Apr 13, 2023 | Market Insight

Market performance regularly runs a gamut of annual dips and flat cycles to corrections and crashes. Investors who know the patterns can set reasonable expectations.

After a few great years of positive returns, it can be easy to forget the reality that markets don’t always go up. To put it simply, the market can go up, down or stay flat for an extended period. Past performance cannot predict future performance. But it can help set reasonable expectations.

Here is a brief review of five historical patterns that investors should know in order to maintain proper expectations. I will present the evidence and let you make the conclusions…

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