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The Stock Market Crashes Of 1929 and 1987
A comparrison of the causes and effects of the two market crashes. A detailed examination of market behaviour, price, stock values, government policy and general economic conditions.
# 18020 | 1,350 words | 8 sources | 1989 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Business (Finance, Investment and Banking) , Economics (Macro) , Economics (General)

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The Stock Market Crashes of 1929 and 1987
" On the surface, there was a similar pattern to the stock market crashes of 1929 and 1987. In both cases, stock prices rose dramatically, crashed suddenly, and investors suffered tremendous losses. However, the economic conditions leading up to the two events were considerably different, and significant differences can be found in the economic policies following the market declines. Because of these differences, the consequences of the 1987 crash are likely to be far less severe than those of 1929.

The greatest similarity between the two market crashes can be found in market behavior and stock prices leading up to and during @the collapse. In both cases, rising stock values were fueled by speculation and the bubble ultimately burst. The stock..."

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