Stock Market Crash 1929

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Stock Market Crash 1929

  1. 1. Economic Depression a period during which business, employment, and stock-market values decline severely or remain at a very low level of activity.
  2. 2. Election of 1928 Herbert Hoover
  3. 3. Rugged Individualism Economic problems could be solved through effort and cooperation with neighbors…
  4. 4. New York City Electric Sign: 1920 YOU SHOULD HAVE: $10,000 AT THE AGE OF 30 $20,000 AT THE AGE OF 40 $30,000 AT THE AGE OF 50
  5. 5. New York City Electric Sign: 2001 (12.5 % inflation) YOU SHOULD HAVE: $125,000 AT THE AGE OF 30 $310,000 AT THE AGE OF 40 $625,000 AT THE AGE OF 50
  6. 6. New York City Electric Sign: 1920 YOU SHOULD HAVE: $10,000 AT THE AGE OF 30 $20,000 AT THE AGE OF 40 $30,000 AT THE AGE OF 50
  7. 7. STOCK: A piece of a company. The owners of a company sell “shares” of the company.
  8. 8. Dividend: An annual payment to a stockholder, like interest Bling-Bling Cha-Ching Cash Mo' Money
  9. 9. SPECULATE: To buy land/stock when the price is low and sell it when the price is high.
  10. 10. On Margin: Investors pay for only part of the purchase price in cash - the rest is owed to a broker.
  11. 11. Margin Call: When the broker asks for repayment of the stock loan.
  12. 18. Tuesday October 29, 1929 BLACK TUESDAY
  13. 19. Unemployment Lines

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