The Dow's biggest point losses
1. Sept. 29, 2008
Net loss: 777.68
Percentage change: -6.98
The Dow suffered its worst point decline after the House defeated a $700 billion bailout package that was backed by the Bush administration and meant to shore up the nation's financial system. A revamped plan was approved in a second vote.
Here, traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch a television monitor as the vote on the bailout package is counted.