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10 Worst Stock Market Crashes

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  1. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    10th Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 1/15/2000
    Date Ended: 10/9/2002

    Total Days: 999
    Starting DJIA: 11,792.98
    Ending DJIA: 7,286.27
    Total Loss: -37.8%

    9th Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 11/21/1916
    Date Ended: 12/19/1917

    Total Days: 393
    Starting DJIA: 110.15
    Ending DJIA: 65.95
    Total Loss: -40.1%

    8th Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 9/12/1939
    Date Ended: 4/28/1942

    Total Days: 959
    Starting DJIA: 155.92
    Ending DJIA: 92.92
    Total Loss: -40.4%

    7th Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 1/11/1973
    Date Ended: 12/06/1974

    Total Days: 694
    Starting DJIA: 1051.70
    Ending DJIA: 577.60
    Total Loss: -45.1%

    6th Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 6/17/1901
    Date Ended: 11/9/1903

    Total Days: 875
    Starting DJIA: 57.33
    Ending DJIA: 30.88
    Total Loss: -46.1%

    The 5th worst stock market crash:
    Date Started: 11/3/1919
    Date Ended: 8/24/1921

    Total Days: 660
    Starting DJIA: 119.62
    Ending DJIA: 63.9
    Total Loss: -46.6%

    4th Worst Stock Market Crash :
    Date Started: 9/3/1929
    Date Ended: 11/13/1929

    Total Days: 71
    Starting DJIA: 381.17
    Ending DJIA: 198.69
    Total Loss: -47.9%

    3rd Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 1/19/1906
    Date Ended: 11/15/1907

    Total Days: 665
    Starting DJIA: 75.45
    Ending DJIA: 38.83
    Total Loss: -48.5%

    2nd Worst Stock Market Crash:
    Date Started: 3/10/1937
    Date Ended: 3/31/1938

    Total Days: 386
    Starting DJIA: 194.40
    Ending DJIA: 98.95
    Total Loss: -49.1%

    Worst Stock Market Crash Ever:
    Date Started: 4/17/1930
    Date Ended: 7/8/1932

    Total Days: 813
    Starting DJIA: 294.07
    Ending DJIA: 41.22
    Total Loss: -86.0%

    2000 Stock Market Crash
     
  2. Billv

    Billv Getting there

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    where does the 87 crash fit into the picture?
     
  3. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    crc_error The Rule of 72

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    those 1930's were full of crashes!
     
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  6. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    "The crash of 1987 for example did not lead to a bear market.
    Likewise, the Japanese Nikkei bear market of the 1990s occurred over several years without any notable crashes."
     
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    The Stig Well-Known Member

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    Sorry Tropo, I didn't click on the link at the bottom. Didn't realise you were quoting the article.

    I beg to differ with the authors use of the term Crash then :D
     
  8. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

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    I do not necessarily agree ;) with some definitions/terms we are getting from a “cyber space”, but in above case author tried to be very brief or sensational (my guess only).:rolleyes:
    After all you are getting interesting data, and that is what really matters.:D