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Subject:  Re: Up, down, sideways Date:  12/29/2010  5:34 PM
Author:  BretBaughn Number:  68014 of 100397

the whole 1950 to 2010 period 7.42% - 3.74% = 3.50% or well below 5%

I think you forgot about dividends. With dividends included, the effective rate was around 7% (adjusted for inflation).
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