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    3 Dow Jones Industrial Average Definition: 1) an index of certain stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange, computed by the Dow Jones publishing company as a weighted average of the prices of specific stocks in certain categories. Three indices are maintained,the Industrials, the Transportations, and the Utilities. When used without qualification, the term usually refers to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. 2) The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted average of 30 significant

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    The Great Depression

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    In the late 1920s, the United States was said to have one of the most prestigious economies in the world. Herbert Hoover reigned as president, and was assured that the American economy would continue to prosper, and eventually obliterate poverty in the U.S. However, the stock market crash in 1929 forever changed Hoover’s plans. 1929 to 1939 was one of the most devastating decades in American history. This time period, known as The Great Depression, was a 10-year national crisis that led the country

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    People were scared to fly after what had happened. The events that unfolded on September 11th and the days that followed also profoundly effected the stock market. It is the purpose of this paper is to examine what happened to both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ after September 11th and how it is similar to events such as the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the Gulf War in terms of how the stock market experienced a blow and bounced back after a while. The

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    The Stock Market

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    In 1929 over a period of two weeks 30 billion dollars disappeared from the U.S. economy, this was the event that started the greatest period of human hardship of the twentieth century known as the great depression. On October 19,1987 the Dow Jones industrial average plunged almost a third of its value. Many investors went completely bankrupt after one day of trading. Both of these crashes came without warning in booming markets are the currently booming markets heading for a collapse? The current market

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    Peace, which has been collecting data since 1997.” (The Global Economic Cost of Terrorism Is Now at Its Highest Since 9/11) Damaged goods is a good example of a possible loss, of which could not be easily fixed. Goods primarily include things like books, clothing, food, vehicles, and furniture. Depending on the good and the quantity of the good that has been destroyed, the country could be looking at an extremely large or small problem. Another possible issue that will affect on cost distinction

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    Stock Portfolio

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    are things one should look into. First off, one should know what is currently happening, not only in the stock market, but in the economy as well. Researching stock indexes such as “The Dow” and the “S&P 500” will give you general stock performance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average only tracks 30 large industrial firms in hopes of getting a sense of where the market is heading. The S&P 500, on the other hand, tracks 500 stocks which may give the investor a better overall picture of where the market

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    a year, taking us into the roaring 20's. After the postwar inflation came a recession where business was bad, during the second half of 1920. The next year showed a drop in wholesale prices by a third, unemployment rose to nearly five million, industrial outputs dropped by a quarter, businesses were pushed to bankruptcy, and, within some time, hundreds of thousands of farmers were forced off their lands by falling farm prices. Produce such as wheat and wool fell in price by more than a half. Industry

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    The Stock Market Crash of 1929

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    lack of money they had and industries struggled. There was high speculation in stocks. During the 1920s there were countless Americans who were interested in Wall Street and in buying stock. The United States had of prosperity and success which then average Americans could buy luxury items. For example they had radios, vacuum cleaners, and automobiles. They could pay monthly installments and buy on credit. Buying on credit allowed them to buy very expensive and nice items that they wanted but they didn’t

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    Tips about Investing in the Stock Market

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    Warren Buffet once said “Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing” (Warren Buffett Quotes). With that being said, I would invest in for this project. First I looked at my old notes from my previous personal finance classes to see if I could find any tips about investing in the stock market. The result was learning that it is best to invest in companies with products you use on a daily basis and to see the long term stock prices of those companies. With that I started coming up with a list

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    Economic Outlook

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    1.1% drop is understated given the tightness in corporate lending and the government's short term stimulus package. The stock market dropped in tandem with recent events over the past few weeks including a one day 309 point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Non-Residential, Inventory Change, and Residential are the key indicators for the $1.8 Trillion annual business investment (15% of US GDP) and implications upon the economy. Nonresidential The Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s Business

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