Dollars and Sense Stock Market Timeline

Timeline created by erin9845
  • A financial crisis caused by fraud of foreign coins minted in the Holy Roman Empire caused a mini downfall in stock prices.

     A financial crisis caused by fraud of foreign coins minted in the Holy Roman Empire caused a mini downfall in stock prices.
  • Shares of First Bank of US are sold.

    Shares of First Bank of US are sold.
  • Start of the Long Depression in the United States and much of Europe.

    Start of the Long Depression in the United States and much of Europe.
  • Lasting 3 years, a boom and bust process that boomed in late 1880s and burst on early 1890s, causing a collapse in the Brazilian economy which enhanced the political collapse.

    Lasting 3 years, a boom and bust process that boomed in late 1880s and burst on early 1890s, causing a collapse in the Brazilian economy which enhanced the political collapse.
  • Lasting 3 years, the market was spooked by the assassination of President McKinley and a severe drought later the same year, caused a decrease in the stock market.

    Lasting 3 years, the market was spooked by the assassination of President McKinley and  a severe drought later the same year, caused a decrease in the stock market.
  • The NYSE closed for more than four months to stop plunging stock prices due to World War l. It was the longest the NYSE has been closed.

    The NYSE closed for more than four months to stop plunging stock prices due to World War l. It was the longest the NYSE has been closed.
  • Huge stock market crash known as the Great Depression. It lasted for 10 years.

    Huge stock market crash known as the Great Depression. It lasted for 10 years.
  • Dow Jones industrial average passes what it was at in 1929 for the first time.

    Dow Jones industrial average passes what it was at in 1929 for the first time.
  • Also known as the 'Flash Crash of 1962' because lots of people were panic selling.

    Also known as the 'Flash Crash of 1962' because lots of people were panic selling.
  • Lasting 23 months, dramatic rise in oil prices, the miners' strike and the downfall of the health sector

    Lasting 23 months, dramatic rise in oil prices, the miners' strike and the downfall of the health sector
  • The Dow dropped 18% in three months, from 2,911.63 on July 3 to 2,381.99 on October 16,1990.

    The Dow dropped 18% in three months, from 2,911.63 on July 3 to 2,381.99 on October 16,1990.
  • Internet companies during this time had a sudden increase in stock prices. This continued on for many years. Now days, the internet companies are not very volatile and stay steady. Unless something goes bad with a server and it is slow or hacked.

    Internet companies during this time had a sudden increase in stock prices. This continued on for many years. Now days, the internet companies are not very volatile and stay steady. Unless something goes bad with a server and it is slow or hacked.
  • NYSE closes for four days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. When it reopens, the Dow falls 684.81 points, steepest one-day point decline.

    NYSE closes for four days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. When it reopens, the Dow falls 684.81 points, steepest one-day point decline.
  • NYSE merges with electronic trading exchange Archipelago holdings, creating the NYSE Group, a publicly traded company.

    NYSE merges with electronic trading exchange Archipelago holdings, creating the NYSE Group, a publicly traded company.
  • Till June 2009 Nasdaq and all other markets all experienced declines of greater than 20% from their peaks in late 2007.

     Till June 2009 Nasdaq and all other markets all experienced declines of greater than 20% from their peaks in late 2007.
  • Snapchat fell over 43% in the last three months.

    Snapchat fell over 43% in the last three months.
  • Many stores are finding it hard to compete with Amazon because it’s an online website, easy to use, can buy almost anything and it can be to your house in 2 days. Walmart is responding well and giving Amazon competition.

    Many stores are finding it hard to compete with Amazon because it’s an online website, easy to use, can buy almost anything and it can be to your house in 2 days. Walmart is responding well and giving Amazon competition.