A Trillion Dollars in One Day: The Money Investors Lost

August 9, 2011 2:41 am

We spotted this today:

” Investors lost a trillion dollars in the in the stock market Monday as the debt crisis in Europe, lackluster economic news and a downgrade to the U.S. credit rating spark fears of a double-dip recession.

The Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index, the broadest index of U.S. stocks, lost 891.93 points, or just over 7%, Monday. This represents a paper loss for the day of approximately $1.0 trillion.”

Statistics Source: CNN Money

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