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That's a good idea for American CEOs as well. (Do Russian ones also sell their stock before falling?)
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Sep 22nd, 2022 at 06:34:40 PM EST
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A new Russian trend: Defenestroika.
by Bernard (bernard) on Fri Sep 23rd, 2022 at 12:05:41 PM EST
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8-min techno cover by muh-jeebus-jubilee-right-around-the-corner

Studs Terkel, Hard Times, 1986. paper and archive.org
WaPoo | THE JUMPERS OF '29, Oct 1987 LOL!
"The New York correspondent for one of London's sensationalist tabloids wired home that lower Broadway was clogged with corpses."

Toronto Star | The myth of post-crash pavement suicides, Jan 2009 LOL!
"It's Thursday, Oct. 24, 1929: a black day in economic history. The New York Times reports that 11 speculators have taken their lives amid the onset of a market meltdown. But wait. Of those 11 suicides, none actually involved a plunge onto Wall Street. And yet..."

History101.com | Myth or fact: Did investors really jump out of windows after the 1929 stock market crash?, 24 Sep 2022 LOL!

They were confused
During the stock market crash, around $50 billion US dollars were lost. Everyone was confused and devastated at the numbers, but they didn't jump out their office windows on Black Thursday. Instead, they walked around Wall Street in a state of shock.

The suicide rate increased in the United States during the Great Depression, but that's across the entire nation -- not the stock investors on Black Thursday. So, where did the rumor originate? Well, there's one small truth....

The story changed over time
There was one suicide during the stock market crash, but the day after Black Thursday, not on that day. It was reported by none other than Winston Churchill [!], who was visiting New York and saw a man jump out of a window of a 15-story building....

by Cat on Sat Sep 24th, 2022 at 07:09:13 PM EST
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