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Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 9 Aug 2011 | 5,747 views
Is it a Stock Market Crash When the Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops 1,147 Points Over Three Trading Days?

After “Black Tuesday“, October 29, 1929, Variety declared “Wall Street Lays an Egg” — to describe a drop of 23 percent in the stock market over two days. In the stock market “Crash of 1987”, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 22.6 percent of its value in one day. On Monday August 8, 2011 the Dow dropped 634.76 points to 10809.85. Does the sharp decline qualify as a “Stock Market Crash”?

Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 18 Apr 2011 | 4,685 views
What is the October Effect on the Stock Market

Some investors may be nervous during October because the dates of some large historical market crashes occurred during this month. There’s a theory that stocks tend to decline in October, because it’s cursed.

Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 10 Apr 2011 | 6,800 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.