Archive for December, 2010

Monte Carlo Analysis: Monthly Market Returns of the S&P

December 17, 2010

I created a new Monte Carlo analysis tool. This tool allows you to simulate the next 40 years of market returns, month by month, using the same probability distribution encountered historically for monthly returns. The goal is to see how much variation is possible in actual market returns compared to the expected market returns often assumed in financial planning. You may be surprised by the answer. (more…)


December 9, 2010

I’ve been buried with end of the year work. If you’ve emailed me lately or if you are waiting on something, I’ll get to it. Just bear with me…