This Day in Stock Market History

 

Our this day in history is a little different today. I don’t think the events need much explaining. Below is how various news outlets covered the events.

 

2001 – 8:46am the first plane hits the world trade center in New York. America is under attack.

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By the end of the day, over 2,900 people would lose their lives.

 

Trading on the stock exchange never opened, and would not reopen until September 17th.

 

You can watch the entire day’s coverage from CNBC, here:

 

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