30 years after Black Monday, experts weigh risk of similar crash

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Thursday marks 30 years since the stock market crash of 1987.

On Oct. 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average went down 508 points, or more than 22 percent of its value at the time.

A task force report stated that more than a trillion dollars in wealth was lost that day.

Financial experts say the market has changed since then, and extra safety measures could help prevent another sudden crash like it.

An overvalued market, new and untested financial instruments and...

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