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Recessions And Bear Markets Compared
A pandemic of fear
The 2020 coronavirus pandemic caused the fastest market selloff since the 1929 Great Depression.
S&P 500 market return
since pre-recession market peak, as of
Mar 14, 2021
Sources: S&P Dow Jones Indices, National Bureau of Economic Research, Yahoo Finance
Top to bottom
It took up to two and a half years for the stock market to bottom during recent recessions, and almost 5 years to recover the losses.
S&P 500 market return at the bottom since pre-recession market peak, and recovery back to peak.
Sources: National Bureau of Economic Research, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Yahoo Finance