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Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 3,393 views
National Biscuit Stock Price After the Crash of 1929

In 1890, Chicago lawyer Adolphus W. Green helped to found the American Biscuit Co., a large food company that took control of 40 bakeries around the Midwest. American Biscuit set up its headquarters in Chicago, where it owned three large bakeries on the city’s West Side.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 5 Apr 2011 | 11,404 views
Bank Stocks After the 1929 Stock Market Crash

During the 1920s, there was an average of 70 banks failing each year nationally. After the crash during the first 10 months of 1930, 744 banks failed – 10 times as many. In all, 9,000 banks failed during the decade of the 30s. It’s estimated that 4,000 banks failed during the one year of 1933 alone. By 1933, depositors saw $140 billion disappear through bank failures.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 31 Mar 2011 | 4,319 views
Wrigley Stock Price After the October 1929 Stock Crash

The William Wrigley Jr. Company is a company headquartered in the Wrigley Building in Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois. The company was founded on April 1, 1891 originally selling products such as soap and baking powder.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 31 Mar 2011 | 6,168 views
John Deere Stock Price Collapses After October 1929

Deere & Company began when John Deere, born in Rutland, Vermont, USA on February 7, 1804 moved to Grand Detour, Illinois in 1836 and opened a 1,378 square feet shop in Grand Detour in 1837 which allowed him to serve as a general repairman in the village, as well as a manufacturer of small tools such as pitchforks and shovels.

Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 30 Mar 2011 | 10,750 views
Comparing the 1929 Crash to the 1987 Crash

The stock market crashed two times during the 20th century — once in October 1929 and almost 60 years later in October 1987.