Hey, remember how the liberals got in a lather when Bush was President and the market crashed?
Wall Street had its worst day since the 2008 financial crisis, as fearful investors reacted to the United States losing its coveted AAA credit rating.
All three major U.S. stock indexes sank between 5% and 7%, pushing the Dow below 11,000 for the first time since last November. Overall, stocks have fallen 15% during the past two weeks.
Though observers said S&P’s downgrade shouldn’t matter all that much, the market wasn’t buying it. “Investors are having one reaction to the downgrade: Sell first and ask questions later,” said Paul Zemsky, head of asset allocation with ING Investment Management.
What do you have to say for yourselves now?