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American newspaper headlines describing the stock market plunge of October 19, 1987

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On October 19, 1987, the world stock market crashed. The crash first stared in Hong Kong, then Europe , then the US. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 508 points.The Federal Reserve asked banks to continue lending and trading at normal terms despite of losses. It took a little while, but the market recovered.


THE STOCK MARKET CRASH OF '87 - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Oct 20, 1987, 75 pages - 1987, CRASH, JOURNAL, MARKET, Pages, Stock, Street, wall

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