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Posted on 16 Aug 2012 | 3,572 views
The Largest Ever One-Day Percentage Drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Occurred on December 12, 1914

On the first day of trading since the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) reopened in November of 1914 after being shut down due to the start of World War I earlier that year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffers its worst percentage drop of (24.39 percent) on December 12, 1914 since it was first published in 1896.

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Posted on 2 Jun 2011 | 4,804 views
Will June 2011 be Another Down Month for the Stock Markets?

With “Sell in May and Go Away” over, June is now here and that’s likely not good news for investors either. Although September is historically the worst month for the markets, June has been the most consistently troublesome month in recent years. The Dow has been down for six straight Junes, and since 2000, the “Blue Chip Stock” index has been up in June just twice.