Short-term performance may be more volotile in an all-stock portfolio over a 20-year period. However, the return potential over bonds is significantly increased over the
This chart shows an investment of $100,000 from 3/31/1993 through 3/31/2013 in the S&P 500 Index and the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. Past performance cannot guarantee future results. Stocks are represented by the S&P 500 Index, a sample of mostly large-company stocks from companies in leading industries of the U.S. economy. Bonds are represented by the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, a sample of U.S.-traded investment-grade bonds. Example is for illustrative purposes only. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.