What the Stock Market Was Worth the Year You Were Born

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2009
> Start: 10,461.8
> End: 12,075.3
> High: 12,214.8
> Change: +15.4%

Source: U.S. Coast Guard / Wikimedia Commons

2010
> Start: 12,058.0
> End: 13,189.9
> High: 13,198.9
> Change: +9.4%

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2011
> Start: 12,889.4
> End: 13,493.4
> High: 14,148.3
> Change: +4.7%

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2012
> Start: 13,414.6
> End: 14,179.4
> High: 14,726.9
> Change: +5.7%

Source: White House / Sonya Hebert / Wikimedia Commons

2013
> Start: 14,303.2
> End: 17,677.4
> High: 17,677.4
> Change: +23.6%

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2014
> Start: 17,253.1
> End: 18,703.1
> High: 18,945.1
> Change: +8.4%

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2015
> Start: 18,691.4
> End: 18,263.8
> High: 19,193.9
> Change: -2.3%

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2016
> Start: 17,750.5
> End: 20,455.8
> High: 20,675.3
> Change: +15.2%

Source: Wikimedia Commons

2017
> Start: 20,150.2
> End: 25,052.9
> High: 25,172.8
> Change: +24.3%

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2018
> Start: 24,824.0
> End: 23,327.5
> High: 26,828.4
> Change: -6.0%