Nearby Terms

stock market crash


Wide-spread, panic-selling that results in a sudden and extreme drop in stock prices on the broader market. See Crash of 1929; Crash of 1987; Black Tuesday; Black Thursday; Black Friday.

Related Terms

 • Crash of 1987  • short sale rule  • Black Tuesday  • Black Friday  • Securities Act of 1933  • Crash of 1929  • Black Thursday