What the Stock Market Was Worth the Year You Were Born

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Source: Wikimedia Commons

1929
> Start: 4,452.4
> End: 3,603.6
> High: 5,527.9
> Change: -19.1%

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1930
> Start: 3,632.7
> End: 2,448.3
> High: 4,374.6
> Change: -32.6%

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1931
> Start: 2,770.4
> End: 1,270.7
> High: 3,170.4
> Change: -54.1%

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1932
> Start: 1,357.1
> End: 1,089.9
> High: 1,614.6
> Change: -19.7%

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

1933
> Start: 1,136.5
> End: 1,915.0
> High: 2,083.1
> Change: +68.5%

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

1934
> Start: 1,862.0
> End: 1,930.3
> High: 2,054.6
> Change: +3.7%

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1935
> Start: 1,891.0
> End: 2,607.9
> High: 2,685.9
> Change: +37.9%

Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press / Wikimedia Commons

1936
> Start: 2,583.4
> End: 3,224.6
> High: 3,314.2
> Change: +24.8%

Source: State Library of New South Wales / Flickr

1937
> Start: 3,088.4
> End: 2,090.7
> High: 3,363.1
> Change: -32.3%

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1938
> Start: 2,125.8
> End: 2,728.7
> High: 2,793.0
> Change: +28.4%