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Posted on 25 Apr 2013 | 4,647 views
Fake Tweets can Cause a Stock Market Crash

At 1:07 p.m. on Tuesday April 23, 2013 — the Twitter feed of the Associated Press told us that Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion at the White House. The tweet was fake — the product of a hack — but given the events in Boston last week, the news spread like wildfire, garnering more that 4,000 re-tweets.

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Posted on 22 Nov 2011 | 4,878 views
Depression in Solar Sector to Collapse Solar Stocks in 2012

Spending on equipment to make photovoltaic solar products will collapse next year following aggressive capacity expansions in 2010 and 2011 that have created an oversupply of panels in the market, according to a report by research firm Solarbuzz.

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Posted on 8 Oct 2011 | 7,103 views
American Airlines Stock AMR is Crash Landing

The weakness in airline stocks such as US Airways (Stock Symbol: LCC), Republic Airways (Stock Symbol: RJET) and American Airlines (Stock Symbol: AMR) was detailed in The Wall Street Journal and that surely played a major role in American Airlines stock falling more than 33% for the day, dropping 98 cents to $1.98 a share when the article was released.

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Posted on 27 May 2011 | 5,470 views
S&P 500 2011 Crash in Our Future and Going to 400 Points

The SocGen strategist Albert Edwards is saying he still sees the S&P 500 going to 400 (it’s currently at 1325 as of 5/26/11) and bond yields going to new lows. His 400 S&P forecast with sub 2% US bond yields — is the equity markets enjoying yet another Fed induced mega-rally and many are looking for explanations for the continued low level of global bond yields with many expecting new lows in bond yields.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 11,020 views
The Financial Bank Panic of 1907

After the demise of the second bank, state-chartered and uncharted “free banks” took root and these banks issued their own notes, redeemable in gold or silver. Though the National Banking Act, passed in 1863, tried to provide a measure of currency stability, bank runs and financial panics remained common into the early 20th century.