Recessions And Bear Markets Compared

A pandemic of fear
The 2020 coronavirus pandemic caused the fastest market selloff since the 1929 Great Depression.
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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.