During the last 40 years, there have been several significant drops in the price of the S&P 500.
What happens during this time? Companies innovate.
Companies that can innovate and adapt is why the share prices eventually rise.
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This is not a recommendation for VFINX. This was to simply illustrate the long-term performance of the S&P 500 (an index that you cannot invest directly). Past performance is no indication of future results.