S&P 500 Longest Consecutive 4 year or longer Positive Calendar Year Streaks (1927-2021)


1942 13.13%
1943 20.15%
1944 14.5%
1945 31.62%
1947 0.8%
1948 0.35%
1949 11.76%
1950 23.58%
1951 18.05%
1952 13.48%
1958 41.16%
1959 10.58%
1960 0.43%
1961 26.03%
1982 19.66%
1983 21.57%
1984 6.1%
1985 30.23%
1986 18.02%
1987 5.73%
1988 15.9%
1989 30.35%
1991 29.21%
1992 7.26%
1993 9.76%
1994 1.36%
1995 36.31%
1996 22.26%
1997 32.61%
1998 27.97%
1999 20.63%
2003 27.98%
2004 10.59%
2005 4.8%
2006 15.42%
2007 5.43%
2009 25.45%
2010 14.58%
2011 2.1%
2012 15.61%
2013 31.5%
2014 13.29%
2015 1.37%
2016 11.54%
2017 21.22%
Cumulative 199.77%
Average 19.85%
Streak 4
Cumulative 173.66%
Average 11.34%
Streak 6
Cumulative 178.92%
Average 19.55%
Streak 4
Cumulative 288.37%
Average 18.45%
Streak 8
Cumulative 444.93%
Average 20.82%
Streak 9
Cumulative 166.89%
Average 12.84%
Streak 5
Cumulative 296%
Average 15.18%
Streak 9

S&P 500 Consecutive 2+ Year Negative Calendar Year Streaks (1927-2021)

1929 -11.11%
1930 -27.98%
1931 -46.77%
1932 -14.38%
1939 -4.68%
1940 -14.59%
1941 -17.46%
1973 -13.67%
1974 -24.32%
2000 -8.94%
2001 -11.64%
2002 -21.57%
Cumulative -68.95%
Average -25.06%
Streak 4
Cumulative -20.24%
Average -12.24%
Streak 3
Cumulative -41.92%
Average -19%
Streak 2
Cumulative -40.12%
Average -14.05%
Streak 3