Wouldn't the front-page ranking of the top 10 Dow losses ("Massive fall, Feb. 28) mean a bit more to readers if the point drops also more prominently included the percentage drops?
The October 1987 drop and the October 1997 drop all occurred with a much lower Dow average, thus making the percent drop much higher, or "worse" in the reader's mind.
I suggest using these numbers if you have a follow-up story coming out.
My wife and I have a subscription to your paper.
Peter Gray, Aiken, S.C.