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Today marks 30 years since 1987 stock market crash

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30 years ago today is a day many people would like to forget.

Some people in the finance world called it "Black Monday," when the stock market crashed in 1987.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 22 percent, losing 860 points from an August high. Overseas, stocks took a hit and the price of gold skyrocketed.

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