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Posted on 11 Mar 2013 | 5,120 views
S&P 500 Heading Into a Bear Market

This current correction began quietly on July 8th but didn’t really accelerate until ten days ago and  escalating worries about the U.S. economy and Europe seem to be forefront.

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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 5,414 views
April 2011 Standard and Poors 500 Stock Futures Jump to October 1987 Pre Crash Levels

One of the biggest surges of overnight demand for Standard & Poor’s 500 stock futures before Wednesday’s April 20, 2011 session is unnerving some investors puzzled by the sudden leap. The difference between the price of the last S&P 500 future traded on Tuesday evening and its opening price on Wednesday morning was the second biggest ever for a Wednesday following a Friday when options expired.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 6,774 views
The Nifty-Fifty High Price to Earnings Ratio and Subsequent Crash

The original Nifty-Fifty was a list of stocks during the 60s and 70s which had solid earnings growth and high price to earnings ratio in which the prices of those growth stocks rose to unreasonable heights in the early 1970s, as evidenced by their subsequent crash.

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Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 17,155 views
Flash Crash on May 29, 1962

While many on Wall Street think our latest flash crash in 2010 was a bit of an anomaly, the truth is this has happened before and it was on May 29, 1962. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5.7% that day, down 34.95, the second-largest point decline then on record.

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Posted on 25 Mar 2011 | 8,081 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.