Investment

Bull & Bear Markets: A Timeline

Bull & Bear Markets: A Timeline. Before 2020, the financial sector enjoyed one of the longest bull markets in history. Beginning in March 2009, the covid 19 pandemic ended this run in March 2020. However, recovery was swift, and a new bull market started in April that same year. As we face an uncertain road ahead, let's take a look at history's most recent bull and bear markets, as outlined by the S&P 500. Sources 1 and 2. Investing involves risks, and investment decisions should be based on your own goals, time horizon and tolerance for risk. The S&P 500 is an unmanaged index that is generally considered representative of the U.S. stock market. Index performance is not indicative of the past performance of a particular investment. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Individuals cannot invest directly in an index.Bull & Bear Markets: A Timeline. Before 2020, the financial sector enjoyed one of the longest bull markets in history. Beginning in March 2009, the covid 19 pandemic ended this run in March 2020. However, recovery was swift, and a new bull market started in April that same year. As we face an uncertain road ahead, let's take a look at history's most recent bull and bear markets, as outlined by the S&P 500. Sources 1 and 2. Investing involves risks, and investment decisions should be based on your own goals, time horizon and tolerance for risk. The S&P 500 is an unmanaged index that is generally considered representative of the U.S. stock market. Index performance is not indicative of the past performance of a particular investment. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Individuals cannot invest directly in an index.Bull Market: An extended period in time in which stocks rise in value. Bear Market: Marked by a 20% (or more) drop in the price of securities from the most recent high. The average Bull market lasted 52.8 months and returned 152.6 percent. The average Bear market lasted only 11.3 months and lost 32.1 percent.Bull Market: An extended period in time in which stocks rise in value. Bear Market: Marked by a 20% (or more) drop in the price of securities from the most recent high. The average Bull market lasted 52.8 months and returned 152.6 percent. The average Bear market lasted only 11.3 months and lost 32.1 percent.Bull & Bear Market Trends For the Last 50 Years. Starting in 1970, there was a 73.5 percent increase over the course of 2.6 years. Starting in 1973, there was a 48.2 percent decrease over the course of 1.7 years.Bull & Bear Market Trends For the Last 50 Years. Starting in 1970, there was a 73.5 percent increase over the course of 2.6 years. Starting in 1973, there was a 48.2 percent decrease over the course of 1.7 years.Starting in 1974, there was a 125.6 percent increase over the course of 6.2 years. Starting in 1980, there was a 27.1 percent decrease over the course of 1.7 years.Starting in 1974, there was a 125.6 percent increase over the course of 6.2 years. Starting in 1980, there was a 27.1 percent decrease over the course of 1.7 years.Starting in 1982, there was a 228.8 percent increase over the course of 5 years. Starting in 1987, there was a 33.5 percent decrease over the course of .3 years.Starting in 1982, there was a 228.8 percent increase over the course of 5 years. Starting in 1987, there was a 33.5 percent decrease over the course of .3 years.Starting in 1987, there was a 582.1 percent increase over the course of 12.3 years. Starting in 2000, there was a 36.8 percent decrease over the course of 1.5 years. Starting in 2001, there was a 21.4 percent increase over the course of .3 years. Later that same year, there was a 33.8 percent decrease over the course of .8 years.Starting in 1987, there was a 582.1 percent increase over the course of 12.3 years. Starting in 2000, there was a 36.8 percent decrease over the course of 1.5 years. Starting in 2001, there was a 21.4 percent increase over the course of .3 years. Later that same year, there was a 33.8 percent decrease over the course of .8 years.Starting in 2002, there was a 101.5 percent increase over the course of 5 years. Starting in 2007, there was a 51.9 percent decrease over the course of 1.1 years. Starting in 2008, there was a 24.2 percent increase over the course of .1 years. Later that same year, there was a 27.6 percent decrease over the course of 1 year.Starting in 2002, there was a 101.5 percent increase over the course of 5 years. Starting in 2007, there was a 51.9 percent decrease over the course of 1.1 years. Starting in 2008, there was a 24.2 percent increase over the course of .1 years. Later that same year, there was a 27.6 percent decrease over the course of 1 year.Starting in 2009, there was a 400.5 percent increase over the course of 11 years. Starting in 2020, there was a 33.9 percent decrease over the course of .1 years. There’s been an ongoing increase since 2020.Starting in 2009, there was a 400.5 percent increase over the course of 11 years. Starting in 2020, there was a 33.9 percent decrease over the course of .1 years. There’s been an ongoing increase since 2020.Source 1: CaptiveInternational.com, 2021. Source 2: Yardeni.com, 2022. The content is developed from sources believed to be providing accurate information. The information in this material is not intended as tax or legal advice. It may not be used for the purpose of avoiding any federal tax penalties. Please consult legal or tax professionals for specific information regarding your individual situation. This material was developed and produced by FMG Suite to provide information on a topic that may be of interest. FMG, LLC, is not affiliated with the named broker-dealer, state- or SEC-registered investment advisory firm. The opinions expressed and material provided are for general information, and should not be considered a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security.Source 1: CaptiveInternational.com, 2021. Source 2: Yardeni.com, 2022. The content is developed from sources believed to be providing accurate information. The information in this material is not intended as tax or legal advice. It may not be used for the purpose of avoiding any federal tax penalties. Please consult legal or tax professionals for specific information regarding your individual situation. This material was developed and produced by FMG Suite to provide information on a topic that may be of interest. FMG, LLC, is not affiliated with the named broker-dealer, state- or SEC-registered investment advisory firm. The opinions expressed and material provided are for general information, and should not be considered a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security.
Share |
 

Related Content

Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Bursting the Bubble

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire

Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire

Reasons to retain your coverage into your retirement years.

 

Have A Question About This Topic?







Thank you! Oops!

This Is Your Brain on Retirement

The brain is a powerful thing, but when it comes to preparing for something that is far in the distance like retirement, it can easily be led astray — and result in some big retirement planning mistakes.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Retirement Considerations in Your 60s

Welcome to your 60s – the time in your life when retirement is less a far-off dream and more an immediate reality.

View all articles

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

View all calculators

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

View all presentations

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

View all videos