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Posted on 7 Sep 2012 | 3,514 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.

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Posted on 22 Aug 2012 | 3,644 views
The September Curse of Stock Market Crashes Began in Early 1929

September is the “Worst Month for Stocks” and the reason September has been a dangerous month — companies and company analysts were generally too optimistic early in the year and then slashed their over-optimistic estimates in September, before third quarter earnings announcements season.

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Posted on 19 Mar 2011 | 11,061 views
What Caused the 1929 Stock Market Crash

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.”