Dow drops nearly 200 points

As both parties appear to be dug in on the debt-limit battle for the time being, many have wondered if it will take some dramatic market event to push them to a compromise. The example most often cited is the market collapse after the House first shot down the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) in the midst of the financial crisis.

After the bill went down, the Dow dropped 700 points in a single day. The bailout package was passed just a few days later.