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Posted on 7 Aug 2011 | 5,948 views
So, What is a Dead Cat Bounce?

A dead cat bounce is the short rise in price of a stock which already suffered a fall is the standard usage of the term. In other instances the term is used exclusively to refer to securities or stocks that are considered to be of low value.

Stock Market Crashes »

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.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 7,023 views
The Nifty-Fifty High Price to Earnings Ratio and Subsequent Crash

The original Nifty-Fifty was a list of stocks during the 60s and 70s which had solid earnings growth and high price to earnings ratio in which the prices of those growth stocks rose to unreasonable heights in the early 1970s, as evidenced by their subsequent crash.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 11 Mar 2011 | 8,772 views
Famous Stock Market Headlines of 1929

For the first time ever, financial news moved to the front page of newspapers as first-time investors were growing during 1929. Even after the devastating market crash in October 1929, newspapers reported that the future looked bright for investors — here are some of the excerpts during that era.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 3 Mar 2011 | 7,609 views
September is the Worst Month for Stocks

October usually comes to mind when you ask somebody what is the worst month to own stocks. That’s the month when Black Monday and Black Tuesday occurred, marking the crashes of 1987 and 1929. Some people might say May which has “Sell in May and go Away” tied to it. You might be surprised to know that September is historically the worst month to be invested in the stock market.