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Market Watch: 2022 Has Been the Worst Year for Markets (So Far) in at Least 50 Years

August 31, 2022
Market Crash

Article by Joseph Adinolfi in Market Watch

A team of analysts at Bespoke Investment Group has crunched the numbers and determined that 2022 has so far been the worst year for markets in at least five decades based on an analysis of stock and bond-market returns heading into the final week of August.

One of the reasons why 2022 has been such a difficult year for retail investors is that both bonds and stocks sold off in unison, leaving retirees with a traditional 60-40 portfolio with nowhere to hide.

At least when stocks plunged in 2008 and in 2020, investors had the option ........

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