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October 29 1929 Stock market crashes


On October 29th 1929, Black Tuesday hit Wall Street when investors traded 16,410,030 shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors, and stock tickers ran hours behind because the machinery could not handle the tremendous volume of trading. In the aftermath of … Continue reading

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