Posts Tagged ‘Dow Industrial Average’

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    October Stock Markets

    Oct 11, 11 • 272 Views • No Comments

    During October 1907, when the stock market crashed and the banking system panicked, we had no central monetary authority. We just had J.P. Morgan. “Why don’t you tell them what to do, Mr. Morgan? (Belle da Costa Greene, J.P. Morgan’s...  [read more]

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    Stock Market Crashes

    Aug 19, 11 • 255 Views • No Comments

    How to define a stock market crash? One economic paper has 2 suggestions: “When you see it you know it.” Look at depth and duration: A 20% drop is a crash while length can vary. Several possibilities: 1 day, 5 days, 1 month, 3 months, 1 year....  [read more]

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    Stocks and Tweets

    Oct 25, 10 • 254 Views • No Comments

    An Indiana University researcher thinks he has confirmed that mood and stock market movement correlate. The results, though, were not what he expected. 1) Originally, he and his students thought that they would discover a positive relationship between the...  [read more]