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Posted on 24 Aug 2012 | 6,606 views
Microsoft MSFT Stock Price on October 19, 1987 After the 1987 Stock Market Crash

When Microsoft (Stock Symbol: MSFT) went public and launched its initial public offering (IPO) in 1986, the opening stock price was $21.00 per share after the trading day, the price closed at $27.75 per share. As of July 2010, with the company’s nine stock splits, any IPO shares would be multiplied by 288 and if one was to buy the IPO today given the splits and other factors, it would cost about 9 cents per share.

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Posted on 2 Sep 2011 | 3,650 views
Remembering the Stock Market Crash of October ’87

Remember the stock market crash of ’87? Stocks had been rising for five years and then came “Black Monday” when the Dow lost 508 points in a single day. By the end of October 1987, the Dow had lost nearly a quarter of its value.

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Posted on 21 Apr 2011 | 5,380 views
Portfolio Insurance and Technical Analysis Before the October 1987 Black Monday Stock Market Crash

After the stock market crash on October 19, 1987, both individual and institutional investors were asked about their “Investor Psychology” on “Black Monday” and what triggers kept them in or out of the market that day.

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Posted on 10 Apr 2011 | 5,480 views
The Causes of the Stock Market Crash of 1987

Known as “Black Monday,” the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 508 points, losing 22.6% of its total value on October 19, 1987. It was almost twice as bad as the stock market crash of October 29, 1929 because on that day the DJIA fell an approximated 11.7% and started the Great Depression.

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Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 6,425 views
Government Bought Stocks After 1987 Crash on Greenspans Advice

Alan Greenspan assumed his most important public position on August 11, 1987, replacing Paul A. Volcker as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Less than two months after assuming office, Greenspan was faced with such a financial market crisis — the 1987 Stock Market Crash.