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Top 10 Worst Easter Bunny Stock Market Crashes

The New York Stock Exchange has been closed in observance of Good Friday, the Friday before Easter which is part of the Easter Holiday since its inception. Due to extraordinary circumstances, it was open on Good Friday in 1898, 1906 and 1907.

Looking at the Dow Jones Industrial Average index market data since 1929, after the Easter Bunny arrives — it’s not always kind to the stock market the following month. Listed below are the top 10 worst months in May to have been invested in the DJIA.

May 1940 -21.55%

May 1932 -20.26%

May 1931 -15.03%

May 2010 -7.93%

May 1962 -7.81%

May 1956 -7.38%

May 1929 -6.85%

May 1934 -6.46%

May 1984 -5.63%

May 1966 -5.31%

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