09/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Wall Street Journal: One Year Later, Lessons For Investors From The Financial Crisis

Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stands roughly 2000 points below where it was on this end-of-summer weekend one year ago. No one knew then, of course, but the U.S. stock market and the world economy were just days from historic calamity, unprecedented in the lives of anyone born in the last 80 years.

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