Mental Health Essay
3 pages (750 words)
The stock market, which averaged at 14,000 points in 2007, dropped to 6,600 in 2009, though it gained again to 12,000 in 2011. Small-scale investors lost their life savings as firms recorded losses and people lost their jobs. Bank rates increased, and everyone who had a loan had to pay extra interest from the reduced income, leaving people with hardly any money to cater for basic needs.