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Current vs Recent Bear Markets Graph

By mh - Posted on 16 March 2009

A graph comparing the current bear market to three recent ones (updated every market day).

DOW Crash of 1929 - 1932
1973 Oil Crisis (S&P) from 1973 - 1974
Tech Crash (S&P) of 2000 - 2002
Current Bear (S&P) starting from 10/9/2007 - TBD

Contributing factors of current bear include bursting real-estate bubble, global credit crisis, fundamental decline in consumption, corporate and personal debt reduction and increased trends towards saving, and general economic recession.