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Are you worried about Monday's market drops? Tell us your story.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jin Lee)

The U.S. debt rating was downgraded over the weekend and the U.S. and world stock markets dropped Monday. What does it mean for you?

If you're willing to be interviewed, call 320-235-1150 and ask for TJ Jerke or email tjerke@wctrib.com

The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 634 points, or 5.6 percent, to 10,810 on Monday.

Here's a look at the Dow's 10 worst days since 1899:

By percent decline:

-- Oct. 19, 1987: 22.6 percent, or 508 points

-- Oct. 28, 1929: 12.8 percent, or 38.33 points

-- Oct. 29, 1929: 11.7 percent, or 30.57 points

-- Nov. 6, 1929: 9.9 percent, or 25.55 points

-- Dec. 18, 1899: 8.7 percent, or 5.57 points

-- Aug. 12, 1932: 8.4 percent, or 5.79 points

-- March 14, 1907: 8.3 percent, or 6.89 points

-- Oct. 26, 1987: 8 percent, or 156.83 points

-- Oct. 15, 2008: 7.9 percent, or 733.08 points

-- July 21, 1933: 7.8 percent, or 7.55 points

By points:

-- Sept. 29, 2008: 777.68 points, or 7 percent

-- Oct. 15, 2008: 733.08 points, or 7.9 percent

-- Sept. 17, 2001: 684.81 points, or 7.1 percent

-- Dec. 1, 2008: 679.95 points, or 7.7 percent

-- Oct. 9, 2008: 678.92 points, or 7.3 percent

-- Aug. 8, 2011: 634.76 points, or 5.6 percent

-- April 14, 2000: 617.78 points, or 5.7 percent

-- Oct. 27, 1997: 554.26 points, or 7.2 percent

-- Oct. 22, 2008: 514.45 points, or 5.7 percent

-- Aug. 4, 2011: 512.61 points, or 4.3 percent

-- Aug. 31, 1998: 512.61 points, or 6.4 percent

Source: Dow Jones Indexes, a division of CME Group Inc.

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