Okay I did a little research and found this:
August 30, 2002
After the 1929 stock market crash, did investors really jump out of windows?
You can read Cecil’s answer on the provided link …
Wall Street and the financial system collapsed in October, 2008, but no suicides that time.
My question is simply this … Do you think it will happen again?
That’s some link Telemark as I was reading it a big graphic splash of blood appeared out of no where (on the web page supplied, yuck)
How about this one: http://www.cnbc.com/id/40841645
Wall Street and Suicide
So, could it happen again?
Economic downturns lead directly to increased suicides. I think that link is going to hold in pretty much any future economic downturn. So yes, it will happen again.
Just in case something goes wrong Monday December 19th … Here’s a good thread to read: "How well do you think you could weather a “bad break”?
Don’t forget that this time the bankers were made whole. No one else was though.