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Posted on 28 Oct 2012 | 5,974 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 27 Oct 2012 | 2,682 views
Bear Market Started October 9, 2012

Will the bull market come to an end on October 9, 2012 and usher in a new bear market? Don’t laugh, it turns out that two of the most prominent market turning points of the last decade occurred on October 9th.

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Posted on 26 Sep 2012 | 6,890 views
The Coming 25% Stock Market Correction

Renewed jitters over Europe, growing fears about China and the U.S’s precarious fiscal situation all bode poorly for the recent stock rally, which could correct as much as 25 percent in the coming months.

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Posted on 16 Aug 2012 | 3,390 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 6 Aug 2012 | 3,972 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.