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Today in Stock Market History – April 9th – The Start of the World War 1 Boom

This Day in History

1915 – Bethlehem Steel vaults from $88 to $117 per share, part of a 10 day rise that would see its share price rise 70 points. The World War 1 boom is underway. (Source: It Was A Very Good Year)

 

Best April 9th in Dow Jones Industrial Average History

1938 – Up 5.25%, +5.75 points

 

Worst April 9th in Dow Jones Industrial Average History

1943 – Down 3.17%, -4.30 points

 

Best April 9th in S&P 500 History

2009 – Up 3.81%

 

Worst April 9th in S&P 500 History

1987 – Down 1.48%

 

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