Comparing Bear Markets (Chart) ~ market folly

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Comparing Bear Markets (Chart)

Courtesy of Dshort, here's an updated chart comparing the bear markets of 1929, 1973, 2000, and the present. We had previously looked at a chart earlier on in the crisis that compared the market returns during each respective decline and they all looked pretty similar. This time around though, there are some notable differences popping up.

Here's the chart:

(click to enlarge)

For more fun charts, head to our post on bear market comparisons, similarities, and projections.

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