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Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 11 Mar 2013 | 4,850 views
52 Week Highs in the 1929 Stock Market

When we look at stocks making 52 week highs such as Apple (AAPL — $364.90), Netflix (NFLX –$247.55), Priceline (PCLN — $515.64), Chipolte Mexican Grill (CMG — $278.00) or even Wynn Resorts (WYNN — $135.85) we think stock split but that wasn’t the case back in 1929. Although some companies did announce stock splits during that era, there were also many which liked to maintain a high stock price.

Headline »

Posted on 7 Sep 2012 | 3,801 views
The Worst Stock Market Crash in History

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite the dangers of speculation, many believed that the stock market would continue to rise indefinitely.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 9 Aug 2011 | 7,680 views
Blue Chip Stocks to buy After the August 2011 Stock Market Crash

Heading into the week of August 8, 2011 — there will be no surprise to see a notable sell-off, but one that would create the conditions to jump back in and buy large-capitalization stocks that have been sold down too far.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 18 Apr 2011 | 5,581 views
Who Cashed Out Right Before the Stock Market Crash on October 29 1929

A few people profited in the run-up to the crash because they kept their greed in check. Sensing trouble ahead, “Speculators” Bernard Baruch and John Raskob got out of the market in early 1929 right before the stock market crash.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 25 Mar 2011 | 8,393 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.