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Posted on 12 Mar 2013 | 3,385 views
Air Reduction Company Stock Market Price After October 1929 Stock Market Crash

Across the Atlantic, the economic potential of the oxyacetylene process captured the attention of several prominent investors, including Percy Rockefeller – nephew of John D Rockefeller. In 1908 they formed the American Oxygen Company.

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Posted on 11 Mar 2013 | 3,402 views
52 Week Highs in the 1929 Stock Market

When we look at stocks making 52 week highs such as Apple (AAPL — $364.90), Netflix (NFLX –$247.55), Priceline (PCLN — $515.64), Chipolte Mexican Grill (CMG — $278.00) or even Wynn Resorts (WYNN — $135.85) we think stock split but that wasn’t the case back in 1929. Although some companies did announce stock splits during that era, there were also many which liked to maintain a high stock price.

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Posted on 7 Mar 2013 | 8,053 views
New York Stock Exchange DJIA Stocks on October 29 1929

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite caution of the dangers of speculation, many believed that the market could sustain high price levels. Shortly before the crash, economist Irving Fisher famously proclaimed, “Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.”

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Posted on 22 Aug 2012 | 2,295 views
The September Curse of Stock Market Crashes Began in Early 1929

September is the “Worst Month for Stocks” and the reason September has been a dangerous month — companies and company analysts were generally too optimistic early in the year and then slashed their over-optimistic estimates in September, before third quarter earnings announcements season.

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Posted on 8 Jul 2012 | 2,014 views
Good Humor Ice Cream Pays 25% Dividend in 1929

The Good Humor company started in Youngstown, Ohio by Harry Burt during the early 1920’s and covered most of the country by the mid 1930’s. Good Humor eventualy became a fixture in American popular culture.