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Posted on 13 Mar 2013 | 4,561 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 12 Mar 2013 | 3,986 views
US Debt Credit Rating Downgraded by S&P

A major rating agency last night “Downgraded the Nation’s Credit Rating” for the first time in history, after a wild day on Wall Street that saw stocks swing from triple-digit gains to triple-digit losses and back into positive territory as investors weighed the strongest US job gains in months against debt problems here and in Europe.

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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”?