In light of the historical declines and technical conditions generated by financial markets over the last few weeks, we took another look at some of the more significant correction cycles and crashes in the stock market’s long history, aligning our current glide path against these periods to uncover possible, not necessarily probable, outcomes going forward. This exercise is not meant to make exacting comparisons or predictions, but to learn from past cycles about what the markets might be capable of in the months ahead.

In the charts that follow, the white line represents the historical correction cycle being observed and the yellow line represents the current S&P 500. Recessions are shown in red and are based around the historical period (white line).

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Dan Wantrobski

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