Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: AA+

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 6 Aug 2012 | 4,181 views
August 2012 Computer Glitch Almost Causes Repeat of 2010 Flash Crash

A technical glitch on the stock market caused sharp swings in dozens of stocks early Wednesday August 1, 2012 — causing confusion and disarray in the first hour of trading.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 9 Aug 2011 | 5,768 views
Is it a Stock Market Crash When the Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops 1,147 Points Over Three Trading Days?

After “Black Tuesday“, October 29, 1929, Variety declared “Wall Street Lays an Egg” — to describe a drop of 23 percent in the stock market over two days. In the stock market “Crash of 1987”, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 22.6 percent of its value in one day. On Monday August 8, 2011 the Dow dropped 634.76 points to 10809.85. Does the sharp decline qualify as a “Stock Market Crash”?