15 Largest Dow Jones Point Drops

15 Largest Dow Jones Point Drops Going back to 1896, yesterday was the 380th largest percentage drop ever for the Dow Jones. Image: LPL Financial LLC

Largest 1-Day Drops for the S&P 500 per Year

Largest 1-Day Drops for the S&P 500 per Year Yesterday, the S&P 500 fell by almost 3%. The average largest 1-day drop per year is -4.04% since 1928. Image: LPL Financial LLC

U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Recession

U.S. Consumer Sentiment and Recession Historically, drops of 15% are a recession signal. The chart does not suggest an imminent recession in the United States. Image: The New York Times

University of Michigan Current Economic Conditions Index and Recessions

University of Michigan Current Economic Conditions Index and Recessions This chart shows that historical drops of more than -20 points in consumer confidence current conditions have signaled recessions since 1979. The current drop stands at -15.9 points. Image: Knowledge Leaders Capital

S&P 500 Index – Number of 5% Corrections Per Year

S&P 500 Index – Number of 5% Corrections Per Year Since 1990, there has been an average of 3.3 separate 5% declines for the S&P 500 per year. In a late business cycle, volatility increases. This is why, in 2019, we could see several drops of 5%. Image: LPL Financial LLC