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Dow's Biggest Opens

The Dow futures surged this morning on the news of a liquidity injection from the Fed. On the open, the Dow jumped ~275 points. This is the 7th highest point move on the open in history. Here are the top 10 opens of the Dow prior to today's move:

Top 10 Opens of the DJIA (Prior to Today)

Date
Close
Next Day's Open
Increase
12/2/1999 11039.1 11423.5 384.4
10/27/1999 10394.9 10726.7 331.8
8/16/2007 12845.8 13154.3 308.6
6/15/1999 10595.0 10883.7 288.7
10/14/2002 7877.4 8161.8 284.4
10/16/2002 8036.0 8318.9 282.8
8/12/1999 10789.4 11049.6 260.2
9/21/2001 8235.8 8470.4 234.6
12/11/2007 13432.8 13662.8 230.0
10/19/1987 1738.7 1949.8 211.0

Leading the Dow are Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, AIG, American Express, and Home Depot.