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Bear Markets »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 29,381 views
The Bear Raid on United Airlines Stock

When short sellers collaborate to push down the price of a stock through coordinated short-selling and/or the spreading of false rumors, such as United Airlines, it is considered to be manipulation by the SEC, and both acts are considered illegal — which is known on Wall Street as a “Bear Raid” attack.

Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 12 Mar 2011 | 7,563 views
Black Monday the October 1987 Stock Market Crash

On Monday, October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 22.6% in the largest single-day drop in history. This one day decline was not confined to the United States, but mirrored all over the world.