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2013-10-18 13:03:39

Chaos-on-a-chip model shows crash can be avoided if caught in time It's an idea financial regulators have dreamed of. Experiments on a simple model of chaos have found that it may be possible not only to predict an extreme event, like a stock market collapse, but to intervene and prevent it from happening. In a paper appearing October 21 in the journal Physical Review Letters, an international team of chaos researchers say that these extreme events, which they call "dragon kings," are...

2011-08-19 00:00:30

Today, Wild Wing Café will be introducing The Drink Exchange at two locations in South Carolina. The Drink Exchange is a stock market drink pricing system that turns the bar into an Interactive Happy Hour. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Today, Wild Wing Café will be introducing The Drink Exchange at two locations in South Carolina. The Drink Exchange is a stock market drink pricing system that turns the bar into an Interactive Happy Hour. The drink...

2011-06-21 17:44:34

A study of the reaction by the United States stock market to international financial crises shows that small companies are often hit hardest, and the impact is above and beyond what would be expected given their exposure to global market factors. This unexpected result suggests the significant impact that investors' actions can have during emerging market crises. During these crises, investors flee to the perceived safety of big companies and shed stocks of smaller companies, despite...

2010-06-07 08:10:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The critically acclaimed Don't Blame the Shorts: Why Short Sellers Are Always Blamed For Market Crashes And How History Is Repeating Itself (McGraw-Hill), written by Robert Sloan, a Wall Street veteran and managing partner of S3 Partners, is nominated for the Financial History Book of the Year at the Spear's Book Awards. The award recognizes a corporate history or non-fiction book that best examines a historical incident, trend or period of interest to...

2009-10-22 08:13:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "We lost our house. Had to move in with our grandparents," repeated retired physicist Tom Howe when asked about his recollection of the 1929 Stock Market Crash and the ensuing Great Depression. One month ago, a ten year old boy from Sacramento, CA (whose family wishes to remain anonymous), repeated the same words. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091021/SF96169) High unemployment rates, unprecedented government bail-outs and this year's...

2009-10-21 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 80th Anniversary of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 (October 24-29th), regardless of the gyrations in the current stock market, there will be hope for anyone who loved the movie TITANIC and enjoyed reading THE GREAT GATSBY. Beginning in the last decadent days of the roaring twenties, 1929 AN UPPER CLASS AFFAIR is a riveting love story that poignantly recreates the Stock Market Crash and ends as America emerges from the Great Depression. (Photo:...

2009-10-15 11:21:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, The Global Champions 2009, demonstrates that despite the meltdown in the financial markets, companies that combine long-range strategic planning with nimble execution can still by far outperform the competition. The 25 companies in the A.T. Kearney Global Champions 2009, identified from the world's 2,500 largest companies operating internationally, dramatically outperformed their peers...

2009-03-04 12:41:58

U.S. stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, a respite from a downward trend that included a Dow Jones industrial average skid of 299 points Monday. Markets were up following China's lead, The Wall Street Journal reported. The Shanghai composite index jumped 6 percent on a strong manufacturing report. In early afternoon trading, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 134.52 points, or 2 percent, to 6,860.54. The Standard & Poor's 500 gained 1.99 percent, 13.88 points, to 710.21. The Nasdaq...

2008-07-03 09:00:38

Tokyo stocks close lower for 10 consecutive days TOKYO, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday for 10 straight trading days. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average shrank 176.83 points, or 1. 31 percent, from Tuesday to 13,286.37. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange decreased 18.92 points, or 1.43 percent, to 1, 301.15. On the First Section, declining issues outnumbered advancing ones 1,476 to 186, with 62 others finishing...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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