1. Crises that occur in the midst of bull markets typically wind up delivering only short-term blows to stocks, but crises in bear markets usually exacerbate the existing downturn.
2. Domestic crises.
3. International crises, such as terrorism or mass starvation.
4. New crises in Haiti.
5. Other domestic crises.
6. Other hostage crises in Latin America.
7. Specific crises in Europe.