The Dow Jones Industrial Average bottomed in 1932 while the Great Depression did not really end until the second world war (allegedly). Since it bottomed at 41.22 on 8 July 1932, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has never revisited that point again.
Li Zoujun, an economist at the Development Research Centre of the State Council, recently made a report, presumably at an internal meeting, which predicted that China could face an economic crisis in 2013.
The best performing asset turns out to be corn, followed by gold and silver. The worst asset classes were mainly European peripheral stocks. Funny enough, the Shanghai Composite was the 6th worst performing asset class.