Black Friday

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1. September 24, 1869, the day the markets crashed following a failed attempt by some financiers to corner the gold market. Led to a depression.
2. In a more general sense, any Friday in which a public calamity occurred.
3. More recently, the term Black Friday has been applied to the day after Thanksgiving in which retailers make enough sales to put themselves "into the black ink."

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Black friday was studied so it would not be repeated however all we can do is our best to understand.

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I never liked to go shopping on Black Friday because that is when all the people went out who did not have enough money to live on.

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The single worst collapse of the market is referred to as Black Friday and cited as a coming of age experience for modern economics as the theory of efficient market pricing was shattered.

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