Middle-market dealmakers are confident that the Aug. 24 stock market drop will not have an immediate effect on loans or M&A transactions.

The Dow was down about 588 points, or 3.58 percent, at the closing bell on Aug. 24 -- its worst day in four years. That came after a roller-coaster of a day, following an initial plunge of about 1,000 points at the opening bell. The volatility is driven by concerns over slowing global growth, especially in China, which recently devalued the yuan in an effort to increase consumer spending. 

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