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Dow Falls 513 Points, Worst Plunge Since 2008

Wall Street posted its worst single day loss since the depths of the recession in 2008, with the Dow Jones today plummeting 513 points. Fears of a double dip recession at home and further market instability in Europe drove stocks over the cliff.

Gavon Laessig is a deputy news director and front page editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Gavon Laessig at gavon@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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