Black Tuesday: Why the Stock Market Crash of 1929 Was So Terrible

We’ve had our share of market slips, but none that shook the nation so severely. By percentage, Oct. 29, 1929, now known better as Black Tuesday, was only the fourth-biggest Dow Jones drop in US history, as the markets tumbled 11.73%. Unfortunately, it came the day after third biggest fall, with its 12.82% slip. For … Read more