Market Returns through a Century of Recessions
Posted on 5th May 2023
What does a century of economic cycles teach investors about investing?
Our interactive exhibit examines how stocks have behaved during US economic downturns. Markets around the world have often rewarded investors even when economic activity has slowed. This is an important lesson on the forward-looking nature of markets, highlighting how current market prices reflect market participants’ collective expectations for the future.
Shaded periods below represent recessions
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