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The Worst Dow Jones Industrial Average Market Crashes

When one thinks of Dow Jones Industrial Average market crashes, October 1929 and October 1987 come to mind. Although the DJIA ended the month (-20.36 Percent) in 1929 and (-23.22 Percent) in 1987, September 1931 ended the month down (-30.70 Percent).

Looking through the Dow Jones Industrial Average market data from October 1928 to present, there have been 33 market crashes over 10 percent. The worst years on Wall Street were 1931 having 5 market crashes with 1930 and 1932 tied at having 4 market crashes.

DJIA Monthly Performance

Sep-31

Apr-32

Mar-38

Oct-87

May-40

Oct-29

May-32

Jun-30

Dec-31

Feb-33

May-31

Aug-98

Sep-30

Oct-32

Nov-73

Oct-08

Sep-02

Apr-31

Sep-37

Feb-09

Nov-29

Sep-01

Nov-31

Oct-30

Jul-33

Mar-39

Sep-74

Aug-74

Oct-37

Dec-30

Jun-08

Mar-32

Aug-90

-30.70%

-23.68%

-23.67%

-23.22%

-21.55%

-20.36%

-20.26%

-17.72%

-16.58%

-15.60%

-15.03%

-14.99%

-14.77%

-14.14%

-14.04%

-14.03%

-12.33%

-12.28%

-12.23%

-11.72%

-11.42%

-11.05%

-10.96%

-10.96%

-10.69%

-10.50%

-10.42%

-10.41%

-10.41%

-10.26%

-10.19%

-10.02%

-10.01%

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