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Posted on 9 Mar 2013 | 3,404 views
After Hours Basket Bust Sends Stocks Soaring Then Plunging on Anniversary of the Flash Crash

A trading glitch during the after-hours trading on Monday May 2, 2011 sent dozens of “Bad Trades” on some Healthcare Sector stocks flying. In a matter of minutes, shares of Beckton Dickinson (Stock Symbol: BDX) , Boston Scientific (Stock Symbol: BSX) and McKesson (Stock Symbol: MCK) soared 30% in value.

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Posted on 8 Mar 2013 | 5,413 views
CME Groups New Contract Rules for Comex Silver Futures Caused 10% Correction

Silver’s wild ride continues to break records and changes to the capital requirements for the purchase of silver futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange dampened interest in silver, which saw frantic trading at the beginning of the week, analysts say.

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Posted on 28 Oct 2012 | 6,012 views
The Most Consecutive Days Down in the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Since May 26, 1896, (the start of the data) the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been down at least eight days in a row 43 times.

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Posted on 27 Oct 2012 | 15,381 views
The Next Stock Market Crash Will be Bigger Than the 1987 Stock Market Crash

Prepare yourself for another stock market crash as big as the free fall in October 1987. If it happened today, the Dow would drop 2,965 points on the session to finish at roughly 10,158. We’re kidding ourselves if we think that market regulatory reforms such as Circuit Breakers will be able to prevent it.

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Posted on 27 Oct 2012 | 6,246 views
Santa Smoking was a Marlboro Man

This week, Santa Claus stopped smoking in the latest version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and the news has created an Internet buzz Saturday. Santa has historically looked like he had some health problems — he’s over weight, we imagine that he may have high cholesterol as a result and he has been seen smoking a pipe on numerous occasions.