As Of 2018, 4 Of The 5 Largest Single Day Stock Market Single Day Point Decreases, 2 Of The 5 Largest Increases Have Occurred In 2018

 In Economy   Last Updated: January 5, 2019

As of December 31, 2018, 4 of the 5 largest single day stock market (DJIA) point decreases occurred in 2018, the largest being on February 5, 2018 with a decrease of 1,175 points.

SOURCE: S&P Dow Jones Indices (See Below Citations)

 

As of December 31, 2018, 2 of the 5 largest single day stock market (DJIA) point increases also occurred in 2018, the largest being December 26, 2018 with an increase of 1,086 points.

SOURCE: S&P Dow Jones Indices (See Below Citations)

 

The 1929 stock market crash had lower decreases in total points but higher percent decreases: the DJIA in 1929 was in the 200’s compared to during 2018 when it ranged between 23,000 and nearly 27,000.

 

 

"Sizzlers and Fizzlers." S&P Dow Jones Indices, Web. 15 December 2018.
Bill Hutchinson. "Dow plunges more than 1,100, largest single-day point drop in history." ABC.com, 05 February 2018. Web. 15 December 2018.
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