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Posted on 5 Jun 2011 | 14,920 views
10 Worst Stock Trading Days in Wall Street History

Lately, some analysts and traders have been predicting there will be another market crash in 2011 and that Wall Street will be once again be exposed to “Insider Trading” scandals, “Ponzi Schemes” and “Fraudulent Companies” making false claims on earnings.

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Posted on 10 Apr 2011 | 6,795 views
The Causes of the Stock Market Crash of 1987

Known as “Black Monday,” the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 508 points, losing 22.6% of its total value on October 19, 1987. It was almost twice as bad as the stock market crash of October 29, 1929 because on that day the DJIA fell an approximated 11.7% and started the Great Depression.

Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 7,366 views
Government Bought Stocks After 1987 Crash on Greenspans Advice

Alan Greenspan assumed his most important public position on August 11, 1987, replacing Paul A. Volcker as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Less than two months after assuming office, Greenspan was faced with such a financial market crisis — the 1987 Stock Market Crash.

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Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 6,660 views
The Largest Ever DJIA Intra-Day Sell-Off

On a point basis, the September 29, 2008 sell-off in the U.S. stock market marked the single-worst intra-day pullback in stock market history — a 777.68 decline, followed closely by the 733.08 point pullback two weeks later, on October 15, 2008. Of the 10-steepest declines in stock market history, six came at the end of 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.