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Posted on 13 Mar 2013 | 4,562 views
Stocks Crash on Monday – Watch out for Black Tuesday Sell-Off

Stock prices hurtled lower Monday August 8, 2011 as anxiety overtook investors on the first trading day since Standard & Poor’s downgraded American debt. The Dow Jones Industrials were briefly down more than 600 points.

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Posted on 7 Mar 2013 | 8,667 views
New York Stock Exchange DJIA Stocks on October 29 1929

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite caution of the dangers of speculation, many believed that the market could sustain high price levels. Shortly before the crash, economist Irving Fisher famously proclaimed, “Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.”

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Posted on 28 Oct 2012 | 5,285 views
Worst Stock Market Days

Despite the severity of stock market drops, the largest drop ever in terms of points goes to September 29, 2008, when the Dow Jones Industrials fell a total of 778 points during the depths of the financial crisis.

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Posted on 7 Sep 2012 | 2,678 views
The Worst Stock Market Crash in History

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite the dangers of speculation, many believed that the stock market would continue to rise indefinitely.

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Posted on 9 Aug 2011 | 4,857 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”?