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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 6,914 views
The Nifty-Fifty High Price to Earnings Ratio and Subsequent Crash

The original Nifty-Fifty was a list of stocks during the 60s and 70s which had solid earnings growth and high price to earnings ratio in which the prices of those growth stocks rose to unreasonable heights in the early 1970s, as evidenced by their subsequent crash.

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Posted on 25 Mar 2011 | 8,232 views
1929 thru 1932 DJIA Bear Market Performance

It took almost three years for the “Dow” to reach the bottom. The 1929 crash was a dramatic drop with the Dow dropping almost 50% in just over two months. However, the Dow’s decline was far from over in terms of either extent or breadth. The market continued its decline for another two and a half years — through the first half of 1932.

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Posted on 19 Mar 2011 | 11,487 views
Coca Cola Stock Price on October 29 1929

Coca-Cola had humble beginnings. Created by pharmacist Dr. John Styth Pemberton in his backyard on May 8, 1886, the concoction of caramel-colored syrup was tested as a soda fountain drink sold for five cents a glass at the largest drug store in Atlanta, Jacob’s Pharmacy. His bookkeeper, Frank Robinson, suggested the name Coca-Cola and created the unique cursive logo that has been the trademark ever since. Pemberton planned to add a shot of cold, carbonated water to the syrup mixture. By May 29, 1886 the first Coca-Cola ad appeared in …