October 29 is the 90th anniversary of the stock market crash that led to the Great Depression. While we're not saying a crash is coming by any means, it is interesting to take a look and compare then and now.

After all, we've had a taste of dives in the market that have led to speculation (mostly verbal, although there's probably a fair amount of investment speculation going on as well) about what might happen if the market tanked again—for real.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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