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Posted on 11 Nov 2011 | 3,658 views
Stock Market Trading on Chinese 11-11-11 Feng Shui Prophecy

The upcoming date 11-11-11 is a particularly powerful moneymaker. It says dates with repeating 1’s are called “moneybags” in Chinese feng shui.

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Posted on 10 Apr 2011 | 5,079 views
Bucket Shops Before the Stock Market Crash of 1929

A “Bucket Shop” was an institution where one could buy and sell stock, though it was not a legitimate brokerage firm. When a customer placed an order it was written on a slip of paper and tossed into a bucket rather than being immediately transmitted to the floor of a stock exchange.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 19 Mar 2011 | 11,198 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.”