The economic cycle is a series of peaks and valleys. Analyzing economic data going back to 1950 helps put recessions into perspective.
See the ebbs and flows of regional unemployment in the United States in this animated map from 1990 until 2016.
Here are nine 'black swan' events in recent memory that profoundly changed markets, ranging from the Asian financial crisis of 1997 to the more current Brexit.
The fate of Germany's largest bank appears to be sealed. This timeline shows the fall of Deutsche Bank, one of Europe's most crucial financial institutions.