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Posted on 13 Mar 2013 | 4,997 views
Dow Jones Industrial Average Sell-Off may Test August 26, 2010 Lows of 9,985

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the rest of the major stock indexes just had one of the steepest one day declines since the May 6, 2010 “Flash Crash” occurred.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 9 Mar 2013 | 3,499 views
After Hours Basket Bust Sends Stocks Soaring Then Plunging on Anniversary of the Flash Crash

A trading glitch during the after-hours trading on Monday May 2, 2011 sent dozens of “Bad Trades” on some Healthcare Sector stocks flying. In a matter of minutes, shares of Beckton Dickinson (Stock Symbol: BDX) , Boston Scientific (Stock Symbol: BSX) and McKesson (Stock Symbol: MCK) soared 30% in value.

Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 7 Mar 2013 | 7,229 views
Dogs of the Dow Strategy

The Dogs of the Dow is an investment strategy popularized by Michael O’Higgins, in 1991 which proposes that an investor annually select for investment the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks whose dividend is the highest fraction of their price.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 7 Mar 2013 | 10,564 views
New York Stock Exchange DJIA Stocks on October 29 1929

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite caution of the dangers of speculation, many believed that the market could sustain high price levels. Shortly before the crash, economist Irving Fisher famously proclaimed, “Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.”

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 28 Oct 2012 | 6,378 views
The Most Consecutive Days Down in the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Since May 26, 1896, (the start of the data) the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been down at least eight days in a row 43 times.