Rajandran R Founder of Marketcalls and Co-Founder Algomojo. Full-Time Derivative Trader. Expert in Designing Trading Systems (Amibroker, Ninjatrader, Metatrader, Python, Pinescript). Trading the markets since 2006. Mentoring Traders on Trading System Designing, Market Profile, Orderflow and Trade Automation.

Great Depression 1929-1933 : Few Facts

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Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon advised President Hoover that shock treatment would be the best response: “Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmers, liquidate real estate…. That will purge the rottenness out of the system. High costs of living and high living will come down. People will work harder, live a more moral life. Values will be adjusted, and enterprising people will pick up the wrecks from less competent people.” Hoover rejected this advice, and started numerous programs, all of which failed to reverse the downturn.

Between 1929 and 1932 the income of the average American family was reduced by 40%.

Nine million savings accounts had been wiped out between 1930 and 1933

Over 60% of Americans were categorized as poor by the federal government in 1933.

Over one million families lost their farms between 1930 and 1934

From the years 1929 to 1932, about 5,000 banks went out of business.

By 1933, 11,000 of the US’ 25,000 banks had failed

Between 1929 and 1933, U.S. GDP fell around 30%, the stock market lost almost 90% of its value.

Rajandran R Founder of Marketcalls and Co-Founder Algomojo. Full-Time Derivative Trader. Expert in Designing Trading Systems (Amibroker, Ninjatrader, Metatrader, Python, Pinescript). Trading the markets since 2006. Mentoring Traders on Trading System Designing, Market Profile, Orderflow and Trade Automation.

Great Depression 1929-1933 : Few Facts

Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmers, liquidate real estate…. That will purge the rottenness out of the system. High costs of living and...
Rajandran R
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2 Replies to “Great Depression 1929-1933 : Few Facts”

  1. After Great Depression US economy was put to life by Arms Trade and WW2.Are we ready to for such BOOSTER PACKAGE involving war,destruction and bloodbath which will outnumber the previous one??????????

  2. During my student life i read in economics that destruction is an essential part of economic growth.With destruction new demand and energy to achieve is generated.

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