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Abrupt market crashes, also known as “flash crashes”, are anything but new. And while their effect on the global economies is typically short-lived, there are instances where such downfalls can spark lengthy economic crises, similar to Black Tuesday—the day that marked the beginning of the Great Depression.
As history has shown time and time again, sudden market dips are usually a byproduct of either boundless avarice or downright reckless behaviour. In this article, we’ll look into two real-life stories that completely support both of these stereotypes.