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DO YOU KNOW WHAT THE HISTORY OF BLACK FRIDAY MEANS?

DO YOU KNOW WHAT THE HISTORY OF BLACK FRIDAY MEANS?   I would say the first recorded use of the term “Black Friday” was very much not in reference to holiday shopping but to financial crisis: specifically, the crash of the U.S. gold market on September 24, 1869. Two very well known Wall Street financiers, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk, worked alongside one another to buy up as much as they could of gold, in hopes to drive the price up and sell it for huge profits. On that Friday in September, the conspiracy  unraveled, sending the stock market into free-fall and bankrupting everyone.  Though some would say the term definitely was used to reference something gone wrong. Black has always...

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