Source: Business Insider
Summary List Placement March 23 marks the one-year anniversary of the stock market bottom amid the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. These are the 10 best performing S&P 500 stocks since the market bottomed one-year ago today. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell . The stock market marks its one-year bull market anniversary today, marked by the official bottom amid the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stocks had staged the fastest bull market in history after peaking on February 19, 2020, falling more than 20% in just 16 days. The S&P 500 ultimately fell as much as 34% as investors grappled with the uncertainty related to stay-at-home orders that swept across the country. Since then, the S&P 500 has surged 76% from its bottom, marking the strongest start to a bull market on record, according to LPL. The swift recovery in stocks was driven by unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus , as well as better-than-expected earnings from technology companies that saw a surge in business due to the pandemic.