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Posted on 12 Mar 2011 | 7,237 views
Black Monday the October 1987 Stock Market Crash

On Monday, October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 22.6% in the largest single-day drop in history. This one day decline was not confined to the United States, but mirrored all over the world.

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Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 6,422 views
The Largest Ever DJIA Intra-Day Sell-Off

On a point basis, the September 29, 2008 sell-off in the U.S. stock market marked the single-worst intra-day pullback in stock market history — a 777.68 decline, followed closely by the 733.08 point pullback two weeks later, on October 15, 2008. Of the 10-steepest declines in stock market history, six came at the end of 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.