The stock indices are used as a thermometer to determine the health of a given financial market over a period of time. The Ibex 35, the Euro Stoxx 50, the Dow Jones, etc., are stock market indices that allow us to know – in aggregate form – the behavior of a set of actions that are grouped according to certain criteria, such as the geographical area or the sector of activity to which they belong.
Investing in equities has historically been very profitable. During the 20th century, in almost any decade, buying equities proved to be a good strategy to preserve purchasing power. However, very few investors in that period will have obtained exactly the results shown by the market averages. When we talk about the evolution of the stock […]