Hang Seing - Down 1121.31 Nikkei 225 - Down 878.44 BSE 30 - Down 643.36 Euorpean stocks are set to open 5 to 8% down. There are three things, in which any one of them on their own could spark a sell off. The day after Yom Kippur in a bear market is hisotrically a terrible day A Friday is almost always a day to either say "I stayed in too long, it's time to sell." And it's October. Some of the world's worst crashes have happened in October. A Friday, after Yom Kippur in October. Dow futures down 211. It's going to get ugly today, folks. There's a great chance that they will halt trading on the floor today. It's going to be a bad day. A very bad day.