Dow Ends 401 Up – 10/16

October 16, 2008

After a stunning turn from being down over 380 points, the Dow finishes 401 up.  Good news for investors, but still a shaky performance.  Link

Going, Going, Down – Dow Finishes 733 Down

October 15, 2008

Amidst panics on Wall Street and a record day earlier this week, the Dow plunges 733 points, the second worst average loss ever. Link

Asian Stocks Climb

October 14, 2008

Asian stocks climb 13% opening up Tuesday morning after a surge from the U.S. stock market earlier today. Really shows how much the worlds’ economy is backed by ours, despite the finances we may owe them 🙂 Link

Government to Buy Bank Shares for Stocks

October 12, 2008

For the first time since the Great Depression, the U.S. will buy shares in U.S. banks in exchange for stocks according to Secretary of Treasury Paulson who made a public statement earlier today. He claimed that the government will only take non voting shares, meaning they would have no authority in running the companies.

Dow Has Worst Week in History

October 11, 2008

Dow has one of the worst weeks in history, dropping 18% in five days.

Stocks Plummet

September 29, 2008

Stocks plummet 777.68 points today after congress fails to pass government bailout plan.

Stock Markets Crash

September 16, 2008

Stock markets crashed worldwide Monday, some drops as low as since 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read more below.