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David Rockefeller




Bear Markets of the last 100 Years




Beginnig Date
Ending Date
# Month
Dow Jones Industrials
Loss
NOTES
From To
Sep 1899
Sep 1900
78 to 53
-32%
Jun  1901
Nov 1903
78 to 42
-46%
Jan 1906
Nov 1907
103 to 53
-49%
Nov 1909
Sep 1911
101 to 73
-27%
Sep 1912
Jul 1914
94 to 71
-24%
Nov 1916
Dec 1917
110 to 66
-40%
Nov 1919
Aug 1921
120 to 64
-47%
Sep 1929
Jul 1932
381 to 41
-89%
Great Depression
Mar 1937
Mar 1938
194 to 99
-49%
a bit  more Depression
Nov 1938
Apr 1939
158 to 121
-23%
Sep 1939
Apr 1942
156 to 93
-40%
May 1946
Jun 1949
213 to 162
-24%
Apr 1956
Oct 1957
521 to 420
-19%
Jan 1960
Oct 1960
685 to 566
-17%
Dec 1961
Jun 1962
735 to 536
-27%
Feb 1966
Oct 1966
995 to 744
-25%
Dec 1968
May 1972
985 to 631
-36%
Jan 1973
Dec 1974
1052 to 578
-45%
Sep 1976
Feb 1978
1015 to 742
-27%
Apr 1981
Aug 1982
1024 to 777
-24%
Aug 1987
Oct 1987
3.4
2722 to 1739
-36%
Jul 1990
Oct 1990
3000 to 2365
-21%
Jul 1998
Sep 1998
9250 to 7800
-16%
Mar 2000
Sep. 2001
18.2
1527 to 965
-37%
Tech Bubble
JaN 2002
Oct 2002
9.3
1172 to 776
-33.75
Oct 2007
Nov 2008
13.6
1565 to 752
-51.93
Housing Leverage, Lehman, AIG, Derivatives (no Glass-Steagall Act)
Jan 2009
Mar 2009
2.1
934 to 676
-27.62
Average
-35