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Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 15 Apr 2011 | 30,530 views
October 1929 Stock Market Crash Suicides

One of the big questions people always have about the 1929 stock market crash is did investors really jump out of windows? When Wall Street took that tail spin, you had to stand in line to get a window to jump out of was what people of the time reported.

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Posted on 10 Apr 2011 | 5,185 views
Bucket Shops Before the Stock Market Crash of 1929

A “Bucket Shop” was an institution where one could buy and sell stock, though it was not a legitimate brokerage firm. When a customer placed an order it was written on a slip of paper and tossed into a bucket rather than being immediately transmitted to the floor of a stock exchange.

Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 12,220 views
Jesse Livermore Predicted 1907 and 1929 Crash

Livermore first became famous after the Panic of 1907 when he sold the market short as it crashed. He noticed conditions where a lack of capital existed to buy stock. Accordingly, he predicted that there would be a sharp drop in prices when many speculators were simultaneously forced to sell by margin calls and a lack of credit.