Crash might be tonight

Discussion in 'Trading' started by Buddha_E, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. Buddha_E

    Buddha_E

    Today is the crash in 1987, where Dow drop 25%. History might repeat itself......
     
  2. Looks like we got 24.6% more downside to go today.
     
  3. JSSPMK

    JSSPMK

    LOL to mark anniversary of 1987 we'll sell :)
     
  4. :D

    Lots of shorts praying to the trading gods to bail them out.
     

  5. actually you need to turn the 6 upsidedown to reach the proper date......

    it was October 19th 1987...

    this board just keeps getting better & better.....:confused:


    EDIT: that would be friday......just so i don`t have to reread a new thread tomorrow. :p
     
  6. If history repeats itself maybe George Washington can capture Yorktown again.

    Marie Antoinette lost her head on this day in 1793.

    This web site is pretty neat:

    http://www.answers.com/topic/october-16

    Events
    456 - Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.
    1775 - Portland, Maine burned by the British.
    1780 - Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont last major raid of the American Revolutionary War.
    1781 - George Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia.
    1793 - Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution.
    1793 - Battle of Wattignies.
    1813 - The Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of Leipzig.
    1834 - Much of the ancient structures of the Palace of Westminster in London is burnt down.
    1841 - Queen's University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
    1843 - Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.
    1859 - John Brown leads raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
    1869 - Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, discovered.
    1869 - England's first residential college for women, Girton College, Cambridge, is founded.
    1882 - The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.
    1905 - The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.
    1906 - The Captain of Köpenick fools the city hall of Köpenick and several soldiers by impersonating a Prussian officer.
    1916 - Margaret Sanger founds Planned Parenthood by opening the first U.S. birth control clinic.
    1923 - The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
    1934 - Chinese Communists begin the Long March; it ended a year and four days later, by which time Mao Zedong had regained his title as party chairman.
    1939 - World War II: First attack on British territory by German Luftwaffe.
    1940 - Benjamin O. Davis Sr. named first African American general in the United States Army.
    1940 - Warsaw Ghetto established.
    1944 - First flight of the Junkers Ju 287.
    1945 - The Food and Agriculture Organization was founded in Quebec City, Canada.
    1946 - Ten war criminals of the Second World War, condemned in the Nuremberg trials are hanged.
    1949 - Nikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a "temporary cease-fire", effectively ending the Greek Civil War.
    1951 - The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.
    1958 - The first episode of Blue Peter, a popular, long-running children's television programme, was first broadcast on BBC, with Christopher Trace and Leila Williams as the original presenters.
    1961 - Cork International Airport opened in Ireland.
    1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis between the United States and Cuba began.
    1964 - People's Republic of China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
    1968 - United States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos are kicked out of the USA's team for performing a Black Power salute during a medal ceremony.
    1968 - Kingston, Jamaica is rocked by the Rodney Riots, inspired by the barring of Walter Rodney from the country.
    1969 - United States - The "miracle" New York Mets win the World Series.
    1970 - Canada - In response to the October Crisis terrorist kidnapping, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau invokes the War Measures Act.
    1972 - Rainbow, a British television programme for children, debuts. Emmerdale, the UK soap opera debuts.
    1973 - Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
    1975 - The Balibo Five, a group of Australian television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops.
    1978 - Karol Józef Wojty³a becomes Pope John Paul II.
    1984 - Desmond Tutu is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
    1987 - Great Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.
    1991 - Luby's massacre: George Hennard runs amok in Killeen, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 20 in Luby's Cafeteria.
    1991 - Jharkhand Chhatra Yuva Morcha is founded at a conference in Ranchi, India.
    1992 - Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson files a 1.4 million USD lawsuit against French tabloids for running topless photos taken of her on the French Riviera.
    1995 - The Million Man March occurs in Washington, DC.
    1996 - Eighty-four people are killed and more than 180 injured as 47,000 football fans attempt to squeeze into the 36,000-seat Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City.
    2002 - Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.
     
  7. empee

    empee

    this would be the greatest trade ever.
     
  8. Or tomorrow...
    Or the next day...
    Or the next day...
    Or the next day...
    Or the next day...
    Or...

    Eventually, this has GOT to work...
     
  9. 2007, the Rockies won the pennant.

    THE ROCKIES WON THE FREAKN' PENNANT!! (EDT)
     
  10. Yeah, the YM lost only over 300 points, they must be desparate. NOT!
     
    #10     Oct 16, 2007