TheStreet Inc. (TST) is tackling Black Monday, a memorable day for investment professionals and investors alike and a day that will live in infamy as the day programmatic trading took control of the markets.
Through a combination of stories, videos, graphics and other multimedia elements TheStreet takes a look at the cause of the 1987 stock market crash, looks back at some of the hottest stories of the day and looks forward to what could cause a similar crash in the future.
Black Monday, Oct. 19, 1987, marked the largest single day loss for global exchanges since the Great Depression. Caused by a number of factors including programmatic trading and an illiquid market, among other things, the world of finance has taken many steps to avoid such stark declines in markets 30 years removed.
Here's a look at our coverage:
Crash of '87: TheStreet Special Report:
- Facts of Black Monday 1987, the Worst Single Day In Stock Market History
- The Financial District 1987 vs. 2017 -- Video
- The Real Cause of the Crash of '87 - PREMIUM
- What Led to the Black Monday Crash? -- PODCAST
Watch TheStreet Inc.'s Top Editors Discuss Black Monday 1987: