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Stocks for Long Term Investing

"I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past."
Patrick Henry

"those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it."
George Santayana

"Stocks are a safe bet, but only if you stay invested long enough to ride out the corrections."
Peter Lynch, Worth Magazine, December/January 1997

"If you adhere to the dogma that stocks must beat bonds in the long-enough run, there is no P/E level that the market averages out to at which you will take in sail. A Ponzi bubble is ever possible, and given past psychologies of boom and bust, ever-higher P/E ratios become a self-fulfilling prophecy."
Paul Samuelson, "The Long-Term Case for Equities," The Journal of Portfolio Management, Fall 1994.

"If history books were the key to riches, the Forbes 400 would consist of librarians."
Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway Annual Report, 1990, 18.

"Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years."
Warren Buffett

"In the long run we are all dead."
John Maynard Keynes

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2. July 11, 2009
3. August 5, 2009
5. Source: Global Investing by Roger Ibbotson and Gary Brinson
6. William Goetzmann, Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible. 2016. Princeton University Press. See also Ronald Kahn, The Future of Investment Management, CFA Institute Research Foundation
7. See Philip Straehl and Roger Ibbotson, The Long-Run Drivers of Stock Returns, Financial Analysts Journal, Third Quarter 2017
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10. Hendrik Bessembinder, Te-Feng Chen, Goeun Choi, K.C. John Wei, "Do Global Stocks Outperform US Treasury Bills?", July 9, 2019

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