What the Stock Market Was Worth the Year You Were Born

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Source: Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1989
> Start: 4,163.3
> End: 5,344.7
> High: 5,418.9
> Change: 28.4%

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1990
> Start: 5,175.6
> End: 4,850.5
> High: 5,524.8
> Change: -6.3%

Source: U.S. Air Force / Wikimedia Commons

1991
> Start: 4,614.0
> End: 5,600.5
> High: 5,600.5
> Change: 21.4%

Source: Gary B. Edstrom / Wikimedia Commons

1992
> Start: 5,443.0
> End: 5,663.8
> High: 5,856.1
> Change: 4.1%

Source: Official White House photograph / Wikimedia Commons

1993
> Start: 5,512.7
> End: 6,253.8
> High: 6,320.8
> Change: 13.4%

Source: Andrea Booher / FEMA / Wikimedia Commons

1994
> Start: 6,101.7
> End: 6,228.2
> High: 6,461.9
> Change: 2.1%

Source: NASA / Wikimedia Commons

1995
> Start: 6,062.9
> End: 8,082.5
> High: 8,239.4
> Change: 33.3%

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

1996
> Start: 7,943.3
> End: 9,893.0
> High: 10,065.8
> Change: 24.5%

Source: Kees de Vos / Wikimedia Commons

1997
> Start: 9,662.4
> End: 11,860.7
> High: 12,387.2
> Change: 22.8%

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1998
> Start: 11,762.7
> End: 13,559.0
> High: 13,843.8
> Change: 15.3%