A wonderful analysis of long term returns

CredSuisseThe Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2018 offers investors a wonderful bird's eye view of the performances of different asset types in 23 countries from 1900 to 2017. It shows that equities have been the best long-run investment and that globally, the returns and risks from housing have come second, followed by bonds. Over the time period, gold has given poor returns, high volatility, and been a poor inflation hedge and collectibles such as art, wine and musical instruments have beaten cash and government bonds. To read more, click here.