As the stock market gets rocked, let's remember … – Business Insider

UBSUBS’s Julian Emanuel highlighted this in a July note to clients.The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged a shocking 508 points — or about 22.6% — back on October 19, 1987.But as scary as that drop was, US economic growth was resilient, and gross-domestic-product growth never went negative.This little anecdote about the 1987 crash is important to remember in light of this week’s hemorrhaging stock […]

Something scary happened in the stock market … – Business Insider

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Apr. 1, 2015, 5:03 AM

FinVizLate Tuesday in the US, the bottom fell out of US stock market futures contracts.S&P 500 futures were down by as much as 1.3% at about 9 p.m. ET. These particular futures contracts are among the most widely traded securities in the world.It’s also worth noting that this isn’t like Twitter or some other single […]

Stock Market Bubbles Don't Just Burst Suddenly – Business Insider

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When most people think back on the tech bubble and credit bubble, they probably remember the stock market going straight up, hitting an inflection point, and then plunging relentlessly.That’s hindsight, which doesn’t really capture the details.In reality, the stock price moves weren’t that simple and straightforward.When stock market bubbles come to a head, they make wild swings both up […]