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Posted on 10 Apr 2011 | 6,177 views
Ticker Tape Machine Could Not Keep up With Stock Market Crash of 1929

In 1929, people had “Ticker Tape Machines” on their desks — it was like a telegraph that made a ticking noise as it printed stock quotes. You would get an actual ribbon of paper with stock quotes but during the stock market crash of 1929, the stock ticker machines could not keep up with the volume in trading.