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  • Subject: finance--United States
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    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • 1929-10-30
    • "Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Stock Collapse Hits Cotton, Grain."

    • 1929-10-24
    • "Staple Off $2.50 a Bale and Wheat Declines 12 Cents." This article reports stock market conditions on "Black Thursday," when "Stocks were again dumped on the market in terrific volume...and wall Street trading facilities were completely swamped."...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Stocks Rise on Buying Wave."

    • 1929-10-31
    • "Stocks Go Up as Mart Is Steadied." This article reports "turbulent buying operations" in the stock market after the "frenzied selling of the past week." This activity was driven by people taking advantage of low stock prices after the recent crash.
    • 2010-01-25
    • Letter from John Forsyth in Mobile, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1861-02-21
    • In the letter Forsyth explains a proposal that would make Mobile the home port for a line of passenger and postal steamers from Mexico. He mentions Carlos Butterfield, who is working for the Mexican government to secure such a route. The U.S....
    • 2009-09-28
    • Two drafts of a letter from John D. Terrell in Pikeville, Alabama.

    • 1840-10-22
    • In the letter Terrell withdraws his name from consideration for appointment at a new land office in Alabama, and he describes his disappointment with President Van Buren's policy toward banks and public money: "Well sir, the president recommended...
    • 2009-06-25
    • Mobile Gazette and Commercial Advertiser, volume 3, number 66.

    • 1820-06-07
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; legal notices and estate sales; national and international political, economic, and military news; public land sales in Alabama...
    • 2010-11-12
    • "Back to Normalcy."

    • 1929-10-26
    • This article argues that the stock market crash was inevitable because "the country had gone speculation mad"; while the country will suffer "painful consequences," the author predicts that "the shock will not be so severe as it has been on former...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Bell Rings and Roar of Stock Market Subsides."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Stock Market Suffers Swiftest Decline Experienced in Years."

    • 1929-10-24
    • This article describes the stock market decline on October 23: "The stock market suffered the swiftest and most hair raising drop in recent financial history today, a sweeping decline far more drastic than anything yet experienced in this modern...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Rush of Selling Brings History's Wildest Market."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article gives a lively account of the stock market collapse on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The remarkable era of avid public speculation in stocks which has swept over the country during the past five years came to a climax today in the...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Stocks Dip to Lows After Rally from Panicky Sales."

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports than an Iowan senator has predicted nationwide panic and bankruptcy because of the ongoing declines on Wall Street. The article also describes stock market conditions after "Black Tuesday," mentioning efforts by financial...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Prices Collapse As Stock Mart Goes 'Haywire.'"

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports that stock prices have continued to fall after the crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"). Though financial leaders who met to discuss the matter seem to take "a more hopeful view of the situation," the floor of the stock...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The Agree That Business is Sound."

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports that the country's financial leaders do not believe that the stock market crash will have long-lasting negative effects on business: "All business and industrial leaders and all persons in official positions whose opinion is...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Conditions Good, Says President."

    • 1929-10-26
    • This article reports that the nation's financial condition is sound despite the stock market crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The fundamental business of the country is on a sound and profitable basis, President Hoover asserted Friday, in a...
    • 2010-01-25

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