S & P 500 started out January 3, 2023 at 3,824 as of December 1st, 2023 it’s at 4,594.
The annual, to date, point to point Rate of Return is 20%
If you figured in the highs and lows, the actual Rate of Return is 18%.
If using the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the benchmark, January 3, 2023 started at 33,136 and as of December 1st, 2023 the Dow is at 36,245. The annual, to date, point to point Rate of Return is 9%.
If you figured in the daily highs and lows the actual Rate of Return to date is 8%.