But nobody was buying any stock including Dish stock today except at a discounted price. Dish just had far fewer buyers than wanabe sellers rather than just fewer buyers than sellers. The AT&T deal didn't help.NEW YORK - Wall Street's worst fears came to pass Monday, when the government's financial rescue plan failed in Congress and stocks plunged precipitously - hurtling the Dow Jones industrials down nearly 7 percent. The almost 780-point decline was the largest one-day point drop ever for the index.
The percentage declines for the Standard & Poor's 500 and Nasdaq composite indexes were even larger.