Stock Market Crash

On September 20, the London Stock Exchange crashed when top British investor Clarence Hatry and many of his associates were jailed for fraud and forgery. In an analysis published in 2009, Tom Therramus pointed out that Black Monday fell into a broader pattern in which nearly every stock market crash and recession of the preceding 50 years had occurred shortly after a large and abrupt change in the price of oil In the case of the 1987 Dow crash, it was foreshadowed by a tumble in oil price that ensued in the wake of disputes within OPEC , which had come to a head in the previous year.

You are right that Singapore market seems lag behind US and has been so long ,, while US market eg SP 500 is above 1 SD but our STI still below regression line ,,, is also very true that while US stock tank ,, whole world’s stock market will follow ,,,regardless of what your valuation level ,,, by that time…cheap will become cheaper !

When this was inevitably followed by a 12.8% drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the stock market indices created by the editor of the Wall Street Journal, people started madly selling their stock, jamming phone lines and other communication systems.

President Hoover and Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon led the way with optimistic predictions that business was fundamentally sound” and that a great revival of prosperity was just around the corner.” Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average nearly reached the 300 mark again in 1930, it sank rapidly in May 1930.Stock Market CrashStock Market CrashStock Market Crash

Relief and reform measures enacted by the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) helped lessen the worst effects of the Great Depression; however, the U.S. economy would not fully turn around until after 1939, when World War II (1939-45) revitalized American industry.