1996-2010 Economic Timeline

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    The growth of the internet “dot com bubble”

    The Stock market bubble was caused by the excessive speculation and growth in the use and adoption of the internet.
  • 2001 Recession

  • 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

    9/11 Terrorist Attacks
  • War in Afghanistan

    War in Afghanistan
  • Start of Iraq War

    Start of Iraq War
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
  • Period: to

    The Great Recession

  • Bitcoin Invented

    Bitcoin Invented
    The cryptocurrency "Bitcoin" was invented. It is now one of the biggest digital currencies in the world.