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Posted on 11 Mar 2013 | 5,045 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 | 5,357 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 25 Mar 2011 | 7,956 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.

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Posted on 19 Mar 2011 | 29,888 views
IBM October 29 1929 Stock Market Performance

Although IBM was incorporated in the state of New York on June 16, 1911 as the Computing- Tabulating- Recording Company (C-T-R), its origins can be traced back to developments at the close of the 19th century. For example, the first dial recorder was invented by Dr. Alexander Dey in 1888, and Dey’s business became one of the building blocks of C-T-R.