Recessions in the United States: 1920-present

Compared to stock market crashes.

Recessions

Recession

January 1920 - July 1921

Recession

May 1923 - July 1924

Recession

October 1926 - November 1927

The Great Depression

August 1929 - March 1933

Recession

May 1937 - June 1938

Recession

February 1945 - October 1945

Recession

November 1948 - October 1949

Recession

July 1953 - May 1954

Recession

August 1957 - April 1958

Recession

April 1960 - February 1961

Recession

December 1969 - November 1970

Recession

November 1973 - March 1975

Recession

January 1980 - July 1980

Recession

July 1981 - November 1982

Recession

July 1990 - March 1991

Recession

March 2001 - November 2001

The Great Recession

December 2007 - June 2009

Stock Market Crashes

Wall Street Crash of 1929

24 October 1929 - October 23, 1933

Drop from Recession

1937

Kennedy Slide

May 1962 - May 1, 1962

Black Monday

19 October 1987 - October 19, 1987

Drop from Recession

July 1990 - September 30, 1990

Dot-com bubble collapses

March 2000 - March 1, 2000

9/11; Global markets drop sharply

9/11/01 - September 11, 2001

Global Downturn

October 2002 - October 1, 2002

Bear Market: 07-09

October 2007 - June 2009

Financial Crisis of 07-08

September 16 2008 - September 16, 2008

2010 Flash Crash

6 May 2010 - May 6, 2010

Global stock markets fall

August 2011 - August 31, 2011

Stock Market Sell-off

18 August 2015 - August 19, 2015