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Posted on 9 Aug 2011 | 5,646 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”?

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Posted on 6 Aug 2011 | 20,430 views
S&P Downgrade to Spark Black Monday Crash

Once the stock markets get past the initial shock on Monday — August 8, 2011 — the “S&P Downgrade” may prove to be more glimmer then bust for stocks and Treasuries, alike.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 21 Jul 2011 | 12,869 views
Canada Dry Ginger Ale Stock Price After the October 1929 Stock Market Crash

In 1890, Canadian pharmacist and chemist, John J. McLaughlin of Enniskillen, Ontario opened a carbonated water plant in Toronto.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 21 Jul 2011 | 6,562 views
Hahn Department Stores Stock Price After the October 1929 Stock Market Crash

Ten years as managing director of the National Retail Dry Goods Association gave Lew Hahn intimate knowledge of department stores, plus a reputation, of which he had almost none when he began wrapping up shoes in Andrew Alexander’s shop.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 21 Jul 2011 | 4,228 views
Checker Cab Stock Price After the October 1929 Stock Market Crash

Morris Markin, founder of “Checker Cab“, immigrated to the United States and moved to Chicago where he began running a fleet of cabs and an auto body shop — the Markin Auto Body Corporation in Joliet, Illinois.