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Posted on 15 Mar 2013 | 4,407 views
15 Year Bear Market Predicted for Stock Market

Economists working for the San Francisco Fed have come out with a research paper bounding the upcoming retiring baby boomers and current stock prices together. Their analysis is that the baby boomers will continue to reduce their stock holdings as they retire and dip into their savings for basic necessities during their retirement years.

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Posted on 12 Mar 2013 | 4,278 views
US Debt Credit Rating Downgraded by S&P

A major rating agency last night “Downgraded the Nation’s Credit Rating” for the first time in history, after a wild day on Wall Street that saw stocks swing from triple-digit gains to triple-digit losses and back into positive territory as investors weighed the strongest US job gains in months against debt problems here and in Europe.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 9,558 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.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 8 Apr 2011 | 8,588 views
Dollars Purchasing Power After the 1929 Crash

The purchasing power of the US Dollar after the Great Depression, forwarded most notably by economists Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz, involves the quantity theory of money. According to this theory, most of the depression’s severity was caused by poor decision-making at the Federal Reserve.

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Posted on 3 Apr 2011 | 6,436 views
Best Performing Sectors After October 29 1929 Crash

Towards the end of 1929 when the stock market crashed until the middle of 1932 when stock finally hit a bottom, only certain sectors in the economy were performing well.