Theres almost no chance young investors will lose money over 40 years

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Many people — especially young people — avoid the stock market because they fear risk.

But that fear may be misplaced, according to a recent investment risk analysis performed by personal finance website NerdWallet.

Using a common risk assessment tool — called a Monte Carlo simulation — NerdWallet ran 10,000 possible outcomes for investors, based on historical S&P 500 and Treasury returns, and the volatility (riskiness) of those returns.

Click here to read about the results.