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Posted on 22 Mar 2013 | 2,899 views
Dow Jones Industrials All-Time Highs and What Happened Afterwards

So the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke a record in March 2013 — now what? It’s impossible to predict how the Dow, that popular barometer of the stock market, will zigzag from here. The only thing certain about the market is that there will be more peaks and crashes ahead, and that’s about as specific as a fortune cookie.

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Posted on 28 Oct 2012 | 5,332 views
Worst Stock Market Days

Despite the severity of stock market drops, the largest drop ever in terms of points goes to September 29, 2008, when the Dow Jones Industrials fell a total of 778 points during the depths of the financial crisis.

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Posted on 16 Sep 2012 | 2,511 views
Summer of 2012 Stock Market Pattern Same as Before the 1987 Stock Market Crash

The stock market’s pattern this summer of 2012 looks similar to what transpired back in the summer of 1987.

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Posted on 24 Aug 2012 | 7,258 views
Microsoft MSFT Stock Price on October 19, 1987 After the 1987 Stock Market Crash

When Microsoft (Stock Symbol: MSFT) went public and launched its initial public offering (IPO) in 1986, the opening stock price was $21.00 per share after the trading day, the price closed at $27.75 per share. As of July 2010, with the company’s nine stock splits, any IPO shares would be multiplied by 288 and if one was to buy the IPO today given the splits and other factors, it would cost about 9 cents per share.

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Posted on 2 Sep 2011 | 3,849 views
Remembering the Stock Market Crash of October ’87

Remember the stock market crash of ’87? Stocks had been rising for five years and then came “Black Monday” when the Dow lost 508 points in a single day. By the end of October 1987, the Dow had lost nearly a quarter of its value.