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Posted on 22 Mar 2013 | 3,548 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 7 Sep 2012 | 3,514 views
The Worst Stock Market Crash in History

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite the dangers of speculation, many believed that the stock market would continue to rise indefinitely.

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Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 7,226 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 30 Mar 2011 | 12,915 views
General Motors 1929 Stock Market Crash Price

On September 16, 1908, William Crapo Durant incorporated General Motors in New Jersey. Within 12 days of its founding, General Motors had issued $12 million in stock. On September 29, 1908 General Motors purchased Buick, Oldsmobile, Cadillac and Oakland (which was later known as Pontiac).

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Posted on 19 Mar 2011 | 11,061 views
What Caused the 1929 Stock Market Crash

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite caution of the dangers of speculation, many believed that the market could sustain high price levels. Shortly before the crash, economist Irving Fisher famously proclaimed, “Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.”