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Posted on 15 Mar 2013 | 4,077 views
Groupon IPO Back on Track With Stock Symbol GRPN?

Groupon seeks to go public in October 2011 or November 2011, people familiar with the matter told the New York Times on Wednesday, a week after the daily deals website put its IPO on hold for a few weeks as it waited to ride out global market turmoil and mini crashes.

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Posted on 8 Jul 2012 | 4,674 views
Michael Meehan’s Curb Stock Manipulation of RCA, Good Humor Ice Cream and Bellanca Aircraft

Michael J. Meehan (1891–1948) was a stock trader on Wall Street during the 1920s and 1930s. Meehan used his connections to get him a seat on the New York Curb Exchange. Three years later he had saved $90,000 to purchase a seat on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Posted on 8 Jul 2012 | 4,356 views
Government Programs Created to Prevent Another 1929 Style Stock Market Crash

After the stock market crash of 1929, the government took several measures to prevent a similar crash from occurring.

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Posted on 22 May 2011 | 6,348 views
Chinese Reverse Mergers are Being Delisted in US Markets Because of Fraud

The NASDAQ and the NYSE halted trading in almost a dozen U.S. listed stocks of Chinese businesses who have engaged in “Reverse Mergers” on the NASDAQ and NYSE to protect investors from fraud in this market niche.

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Posted on 21 May 2011 | 3,890 views
Splash Crash Will be Catastrophic Compared to Flash Crash Stock Market Plunge

One year after the “Flash Crash” that rattled the markets worldwide the Securities and Exchange Commission still has a long way to go to make sure such a major “Stock Market Plunge” doesn’t happen again, academics and other analysts said.