Since the 1970s, the world has seen a yield curve inversion as one of the most reliable signals of a looming recession. One can hardly turn on the nightly news without hearing about the most current inversion of the yield curve and its far-reaching implications.
John Bogle, aka “Jack,” founded the Vanguard Group in 1974 and pioneered the first index fund with just $11 million. He was mocked by Wall Street throughout his life, especially in his early days for launching “Bogle’s Folly.”
If a trusted colleague or close friend told you that the next bear market was right around the corner what would you do with your investments? Perhaps you don’t believe your colleague because your financial advisor assured you that the current bull market will last many more years. According to The Balance, from 1900 – 2014 there have been 32 bear markets so it’s likely we will experience a few more in our lifetimes.