Black Monday was the first crash in modern times. For some reason, it seemed scarier than the 2008 financial blow out.
Black Monday for most people today is the memory of the 500-point stock market drop in 1987. The memories can also be lessons.
The 1987 stock market crash still is etched in the memory of any trader working that day. With the web premiere of "Cancel Crash" we are gathering "memories" of those who were in the heat of battle that fateful day.
Learning from historic events makes great traders. Here's a floor view of what happened - and didn't - on Oct. 19, 1987, something every trader, young and old, should watch.