5 charts + 5 investing lessons

Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital
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My love of this first chart below came out of my good friend and well- known economist, Dr Don Stammer, regularly espousing the importance of the magic of compound interest. And it is like magic – but many miss out because they’re too busy looking for disasters around the corner or assuming that once disaster hits, it will be with us indefinitely! What the chart shows is the value of $1 invested in various Australian assets in 1900, allowing for the reinvestment of dividends and interest along the way.

Source: Global Financial Data, AMP Capital

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