Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: Ronald Reagan

Featured »

Posted on 22 Mar 2013 | 3,662 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.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 28 Aug 2011 | 7,733 views
The Secular Bear Market of 1966 Through 1982

From a historical perspective, the 1966 through 1982 Secular Bear Market was the third one we have had since 1900 and was not overwhelming in terms of loss, it simply meandered sideways virtually going nowhere for 16.5 years.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 23 Apr 2011 | 7,391 views
Historical Yearly Average Silver Data 1913 thru 2008 Download

In 1973, the “Hunt Family” of Texas, possibly the richest family in America at the time, decided to buy precious metals as a hedge against inflation. Gold could not be held by private citizens at that time, so the Hunts began to buy silver in enormous quantity.

Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 6 Apr 2011 | 7,367 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.