Thursday, October 16, 2014

U.S. Stock Market Plunges 450 Points

U.S. Stock Market

U.S. stocks dropped 450 points today, sending shock waves through Wall Street. It was the worst decline in three years, with many scrambling to save their investments. By the end of trading today, the DOW regained 262 points, after a big rally to boost stocks.

The U.S. economy is still struggling under the weight of unemployment, foreclosures and rising cost of living expenses, hitting people's pocketbooks. The Ebola cases surfacing in America has also impacted the stock market in a negative way.