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Posted on 4 Jun 2012 | 4,331 views
J.C. Penny Stock Crashes to its Stock Market Crash of Oct 1987 Price

Wall Street doesn’t seem to like J.C. Penney’s new everyday low pricing any better than Main Street does.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 4,394 views
Fake Press Release Caused Emulex Bear Raid

Emulex was the unfortunate company to succumb to a coordinated attack on their stock, known as a “Bear Raid” back in 2000 when Mark Jakob released a fake news story on the Internet Wire news service regarding Emulex.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 10,870 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.

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Posted on 19 Mar 2011 | 31,294 views
IBM October 29 1929 Stock Market Performance

Although IBM was incorporated in the state of New York on June 16, 1911 as the Computing- Tabulating- Recording Company (C-T-R), its origins can be traced back to developments at the close of the 19th century. For example, the first dial recorder was invented by Dr. Alexander Dey in 1888, and Dey’s business became one of the building blocks of C-T-R.