Black Tuesday

Definition

October 29th, 1929. This is the date of the most famous stock market crash in history. Stocks lost 13% of their value on Black Tuesday. The date is considered the beginning of the Great Depression.

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Although the stock market crash of 2008 was bad, at least it was not as devastating as Black Tuesday.

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I was gad that we were not headed towards another black Tuesday because that would not be good for the stock market.

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My great-grandfather was a famous investor before the Great Depression, but like other investors lost almost everything on Black Tuesday in October 1929.

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