Remembering Black Monday (30th anniversary)

I remember Black Monday (Monday, Oct 19, 1987) like it was yesterday. I was a teenager, but completely enamoured with the capital markets as I am today. My stepdad and I were down at the local Dominion Securities office watching the prices on the Telerate terminal.

It is hard to comprehend the carnage that was actually happening on trading floors and to people’s lives while creating a launchpad for some of the biggest names in the investment management business today. Ultimately, it delayed my entry into the investment business too.

I enjoyed reading this Bloomberg article from some of the biggest names in the investing world.

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