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Posted on 9 May 2013 | 5,141 views
Search Term “Crash of 1929” Predicting 2,000 Point Drop in the DJIA Causing a 2013 Stock Market Correction

Searching through Google Trends, one interesting search trend which stands out is “Crash of 1929” — which seems to peak right before the Dow Jones Industrial Average crashes 1,000 to 2,000 points.

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Posted on 8 Oct 2011 | 5,521 views
October is not the Worst Month for Stocks

Stocks ended a volatile 2011 third quarter on a down note — finishing the quarter down 12 percent, the largest drop since the credit crisis.

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Posted on 15 Apr 2011 | 11,971 views
Charlie Chaplins 1920s Stock Market Crash Advice

On the evening before the 1929 stock market crash, film star “Charlie Chaplin” and Irving Berlin (Songwriter and Composer) were dining together. Berlin at the time had $5 million invested in the stock market. The market’s performance had been remarkable for the prior two-plus years, rising 37 percent in 1927, 44 percent in 1928 and 28 percent during the summer months of 1929.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 10,971 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 10 Apr 2011 | 5,241 views
Bucket Shops Before the Stock Market Crash of 1929

A “Bucket Shop” was an institution where one could buy and sell stock, though it was not a legitimate brokerage firm. When a customer placed an order it was written on a slip of paper and tossed into a bucket rather than being immediately transmitted to the floor of a stock exchange.