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Dow Drops 634 Points

The Dow Jones fell a staggering 634 points today, even worse than last week's 513 point stockpocalypse. It's the worst single day loss on Wall Street since November of 2008. The S&P downgrade of the United States' credit rating weighed heavily on the markets. Break out your Dr. Strangelove survival kits.

Posted on August 8, 2011, at 4:27 p.m. ET

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