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Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 12 Mar 2013 | 4,293 views
Air Reduction Company Stock Market Price After October 1929 Stock Market Crash

Across the Atlantic, the economic potential of the oxyacetylene process captured the attention of several prominent investors, including Percy Rockefeller – nephew of John D Rockefeller. In 1908 they formed the American Oxygen Company.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 10,410 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.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 8,456 views
Famous Stock Market Headlines of 1929

For the first time ever, financial news moved to the front page of newspapers as first-time investors were growing during 1929. Even after the devastating market crash in October 1929, newspapers reported that the future looked bright for investors — here are some of the excerpts during that era.