What the Stock Market Was Worth the Year You Were Born

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Source: Wikimedia Commons

1929
> Start: 4,314.2
> End: 3,491.7
> High: 5,356.3
> Change: -19.1%

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1930
> Start: 3,519.9
> End: 2,372.3
> High: 4,238.8
> Change: -32.6%

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1931
> Start: 2,684.4
> End: 1,231.2
> High: 3,071.9
> Change: -54.1%

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1932
> Start: 1,315.0
> End: 1,056.1
> High: 1,564.5
> Change: -19.7%

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration / Wikimedia Commons

1933
> Start: 1,101.2
> End: 1,855.5
> High: 2,018.4
> Change: 68.5%

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1934
> Start: 1,804.2
> End: 1,870.4
> High: 1,990.8
> Change: 3.7%

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1935
> Start: 1,832.3
> End: 2,526.9
> High: 2,602.5
> Change: 37.9%

Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press / Wikimedia Commons

1936
> Start: 2,503.2
> End: 3,124.5
> High: 3,211.3
> Change: 24.8%

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1937
> Start: 2,992.5
> End: 2,025.8
> High: 3,258.7
> Change: -32.3%

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1938
> Start: 2,059.8
> End: 2,644.0
> High: 2,706.3
> Change: 28.4%