Dow Falls 635: Sixth Biggest Stock Market Crash Ever

The Dow crashed 635 points today.

This is the worst plunge since 2008, and the sixth biggest crash in history:

Largest daily point losses

Rank↓ Date↓ Close↓Net Change↓ % Change↓
1&2008-09-2910,365.45−777.68−6.98
2&2008-10-158,577.91−733.08−7.87
3&2001-09-178,920.70−684.81−7.13
4&2008-12-018,149.09−679.95−7.70
5&2008-10-098,579.19−678.91−7.33
6&2011-08-0810,809.85−634.76−5.55
7&2000-04-1410,305.78−617.77−5.66
8&1997-10-277,161.14−554.26−7.18
9&2008-10-228,519.21−514.45−5.69
10&2011-08-0411,383.68−512.76−4.31
11&1998-08-317,539.06−512.62−6.37
12&2008-10-079,447.11−508.39−5.11
13&1987-10-191,738.74−508.00−22.61
14&2008-09-1510,917.51−504.48−4.42
15&2008-11-059,139.27−486.01−5.05
16&2008-09-1710,609.66−449.36−4.06
17&2008-11-207,552.29−444.99−5.56
18&2008-11-068,695.79−443.48−4.85
19&2001-03-1210,208.25−436.37−4.10
20&2008-11-197,997.28−427.47−5.07



Gold – once again ignoring those who say it is in a bubble – rose 70.

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