Special Report

What the Stock Market Was Worth the Year You Were Born

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1959
> Year open: 5,471.5
> Year close: 6,326.0
> Change: +15.6%

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1960
> Year open: 6,216.4
> Year close: 5,638.1
> Change: -9.3%

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1961
> Year open: 5,530.4
> Year close: 6,626.0
> Change: +19.8%

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1962
> Year open: 6,502.5
> Year close: 5,851.0
> Change: -10.0%

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1963
> Year open: 5,727.5
> Year close: 6,756.1
> Change: +18.0%

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1964
> Year open: 6,696.3
> Year close: 7,640.7
> Change: +14.1%

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1965
> Year open: 7,482.0
> Year close: 8,337.8
> Change: +11.4%

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1966
> Year open: 8,100.2
> Year close: 6,570.9
> Change: -18.9%

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1967
> Year open: 6,380.0
> Year close: 7,343.0
> Change: +15.1%

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1968
> Year open: 7,061.1
> Year close: 7,348.5
> Change: +4.1%

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