CHART OF THE DAY: The Market Does Something It Hasn't Done Since The Worst Of The Financial Crisis

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Today’s huge drubbing for stocks makes 8 straight down days for the Dow.

The last time this happened?

The depths of the financial crisis, in October 2008.

Just saying.

chart of the day, dow jones industrial average, aug 2011

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