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It Took 7 Months to Unwind 2 Years of Global Stock Gains: Chart

For global stocks, the way down has been much easier than the climb up.

With markets from Asia to Europe entering bear markets this month, stocks worldwide have lost more than $14 trillion, or 20 percent, in value from a record last June amid worries over global growth and deepening oil declines. The pace of the drop has been so fast that it has already unraveled about half of the rally since a low in 2011.