The attack led directly to the war in Afghanistan and indirectly to the war in Iraq. The breakdown below includes immediate costs and physical damages of the attack, as well as the economic impact, homeland security, war funding and future war costs. Debt Crisis. The first two planes hit their targets.
A truck? The Federal Reserve dropped the fed funds rate half a point to 3. And, as in the past, we will be judged as much by how well we live up to our Constitutional tenets as by the absence of attacks on our people. Trade is not a weapon. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our updated Cookie Notice.
Most insurance firms subsequently dropped terrorist coverage. In 2013, Congress again refused to raise the debt ceiling or fund the government. The US was always known for being relentless in its protection of freedom and diversity.
Major stock sell-offs hit the airline and insurance sectors as anticipated when trading resumed. Although the recession ended in November 2001, the threats of war drove the Dow down for another year.
In the short term , investors who had purchased these options made money. Your Money. Growth returned to 1. Related Books. Immediate Economic Impact.
Stock prices also spiked upward for communications and pharmaceutical firms. We asked leading foreign policy experts that question. It hit bottom on October 9, 2002, when it closed at 7,286.
Although oil prices decline in the fall, this was a sharper decline than usual. Another cause was the dollar's value which rose sharply between August and December.
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Anticipating market chaos, panic selling and a disastrous loss of value in the wake of the attacks, the NYSE and the Nasdaq remained closed until September 17, the longest shutdown since 1933.