The Rate of Return on Everything The lead authors of the study – Oscar Jorda, Katharina Knoll, Dmitry Kuvshinov, Moritz Schularick, and Alan M. Taylor – reported the findings of their massive study in a paper entitled The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870-2015. In it, researchers looked at 16 advanced economies over the past 145 years. Specifically, they compared returns on equities, residential real estate, short-term treasury bills, and longer-term treasury bonds. https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/real-estate-vs-stocks-performance/?utm_source=newsletter —————————— MULTIPLE STREAMS OF INCOME. They should tattoo that sentence on every kid when they graduate high school. No matter how great Trading is going, there will always be slow months/quarters and bear markets for your long term portfolio. Having a few rental properties (WITH WELL VETTED TENANTS) is a fantastic side business to keep money flowing and to diversify your holdings. Good luck to all.