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Posted on 11 Nov 2011 | 4,237 views
Momentum Stock Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Crashes

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (Stock Symbol: GMCR) just showed how momentum works both ways in the stock market. Its shares are the latest to crash down from a nosebleed trading multiple, after the company grew less than analysts expected.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 6,817 views
The Nifty-Fifty High Price to Earnings Ratio and Subsequent Crash

The original Nifty-Fifty was a list of stocks during the 60s and 70s which had solid earnings growth and high price to earnings ratio in which the prices of those growth stocks rose to unreasonable heights in the early 1970s, as evidenced by their subsequent crash.

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Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 17,229 views
Flash Crash on May 29, 1962

While many on Wall Street think our latest flash crash in 2010 was a bit of an anomaly, the truth is this has happened before and it was on May 29, 1962. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 5.7% that day, down 34.95, the second-largest point decline then on record.