The 30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years

This elite group of global equities created the most wealth for shareholders over the past three decades.

30 best stocks of the past 30 years
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Advocates of buy-and-hold index investing have a fresh batch of powerful evidence supporting the wisdom of their ways, new research shows.

Not only do the majority of stocks deliver long-term underperformance vs. pretty much the least risky asset you can find, but the great bulk of equity-market wealth is created by just a tiny percentage of the very best stocks.

Disclaimer

Wealth creation data is from January 1990 to December 2020.

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