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Reasons for a Stock Market Correction

The definition of a stock market correction is when stocks decline more than 10%from a recent high. A crash however is when the stock market falls 10% in one day. We recently saw the Dow Jones drop 831.86 points on 10 Oct 2018. This was a 3.1% drop and the biggest sell-off of the year to date. However, this would only be considered a correction and not a crash. These are the reasons a stock market may correct. What causes …

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