Investors who placed their hard-earned cash into major U.S. indices have enjoyed respectable returns over the past five years. In fact, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY, Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 QQQ and SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust DIA returned 69.01%, 122.12% and 51.12% respectively.
As good as investors in the major U.S. indices have had it over the past five years, a number of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies and tech stocks have performed that much better. Tech bulls that bought top-performers during summer 2017 and held on for the long-term, despite the 2020 stock market crash and recent volatility, have been treated to epic returns on their investment.
Winners Since August 2017: Here’s how much $100 in each of the following tech stocks bought back in summer 2017 would be worth today:
- Bitcoin BTC/USD: $465.96
- Ethereum Classic ETC/USD: $347.40
- Apple Inc AAPL: $419.40
- Microsoft Corporation MSFT: $379.03
- Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN: $284.52
- Tesla Inc TSLA: $1,290.26
- Alphabet Inc Class A GOOGL: $250.64
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