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Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 7,426 views
Government Bought Stocks After 1987 Crash on Greenspans Advice

Alan Greenspan assumed his most important public position on August 11, 1987, replacing Paul A. Volcker as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Less than two months after assuming office, Greenspan was faced with such a financial market crisis — the 1987 Stock Market Crash.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 11,844 views
Federal Reserve Policies Sparked the Crash of 1929

Throughout the 1920s, the Federal Reserve System expanded the money supply to provide easy credit for businesses to modernize and expand. This helped the economy boom, but it also encouraged many businesses to overextend their resources.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 17 Mar 2011 | 6,944 views
Is October a Bad Month for Stock Market Crashes

One of the most discussed themes in market history has to do with October — specifically, that October is a month that the market crashes. October is a historically temperamental time on Wall Street and while some people believe the market is going to keep climbing higher, others are terrified it will sink like a stone.

Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 12,272 views
Jesse Livermore Predicted 1907 and 1929 Crash

Livermore first became famous after the Panic of 1907 when he sold the market short as it crashed. He noticed conditions where a lack of capital existed to buy stock. Accordingly, he predicted that there would be a sharp drop in prices when many speculators were simultaneously forced to sell by margin calls and a lack of credit.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 13,913 views
Wall Streets Worst Market Crashes

Almost every generation, it seems, has its October stock-market crash. We can study these Stock Market Crashes closely, learning about the differences and similarities that exist between them, and how to avoid future financial meltdowns.