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To what extent did stock index futures contribute to the October 1987 stock market crash?

Antonios Antoniou

To what extent did stock index futures contribute to the October 1987 stock market crash?

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Published by Department of Economics, Brunel University in Uxbridge, Middx .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAntonios Antoniou and Ian Garrett.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics / Brunel University -- no. 8905, Discussion papers in economics -- no. 8905.
ContributionsGarrett, Ian.
The Physical Object
Pagination41p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19718178M


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To what extent did stock index futures contribute to the October 1987 stock market crash? by Antonios Antoniou Download PDF EPUB FB2

Downloadable (with restrictions). The authors examine the extent to which futures contributed to the stock market crash. Correcting for nonsynchronous trading, they find that this explained little of the behavior of the markets, leaving breakdown as the most probable explanation.

The authors investigate breakdown by analyzing the pricing relationship on the 19th and 20th of October. The "Black Monday" stock market crash of Octosaw U.S. markets fall more than 20% in a single day. It is thought that the cause of the crash was precipitated by computer program Author: Troy Segal.

On Octothe stock market, along with the associated futures and options markets, crashed, with the S&P stock market index falling about 20 percent.

The market crash of is a significant event not just because of the swiftness and severity of the market. The first contemporary global financial crisis unfolded in the autumn of on a day known infamously as “Black Monday.” 1 A chain reaction of market distress sent global stock exchanges plummeting in a matter of hours.

In the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped percent in a single trading session, a loss that remains the largest one-day stock. Black Monday on Octo is the name commonly attached to a sudden, severe, and largely unexpected stock market crash that struck the global financial market system.

In the United States, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell points (%), accompanied by crashes in the futures and options markets. This was one of the largest one-day percentage. So, that's why the stock market crashed on Oct.

19, It was a "perfect storm." You had leveraged risk arbitrage investors who were "forced" to sell to meet margin : Matt Maley. The Stock Market Crash of or " Black Monday " was the largest one-day market crash in history. The Dow lost % of its value or $ billion dollars on October 19th and were banner years for the stock market.

These years were an extension of an extremely powerful bull market that had started in the summer of This. Stock Market Crash Of A rapid and severe downturn in stock prices that occurred in late October of After five days of intensifying stock market declines, selling pressure hit a peak on.

Twenty years after the crash ofthe market is at or near a record high. Such was also the case in on the the year anniversary of the crash. Here's how CNBC saw it then. The crash of was a big one-day correction to a stock market that had spent the first half of the year gaining momentum, Shilling said.

As many of the managers interviewed noted, one of the Author: Wallace Witkowski. Indeed, the week before the crash ofthe S&P index SPX, % dropped 9%, one of the largest weekly declines in decades, which triggered a sell signal for nearly all existing portfolio.

Stock markets are sitting at record highs now, but 30 years ago, Wall Street suffered its biggest crash ever. On Oct. 19,the Dow Jones industrial average lost percent of its value in a Author: Debbie Carlson.

Black Monday, as the day became known, is part of financial history’s fossil record, a divide between old and new markets. It was the first significant instance of computer-driven trading run : Richard Dewey. Within four months of the stock market crash on Octothere were six studies of what happened.

The Brady Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the General Accounting Office, the New York Stock Exchange, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange all produced reports that described and Cited by: 9.

Former Wall Street Journal writer and current financial communications consultant Tim Metz takes you up to and through the stock market crash of October 19by looking into the minds of eyewitnesses and participants closest to the by: 3.

This month marks the year anniversary of the stock market crash that occurred on Monday, Octoand ended a five-year bull market.

On that day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by points, equivalent to % of its total value, while the S&P lost % of its value. A week before the stock market crash I had all of my investment money in Twentieth Century Ultra, an aggressive stock fund that has since been renamed American Century Ultra (symbol TWCUX.

What were the results of the market crash. Where was the stock market crash begun in October. The Far East markets The United States in premarket trading.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Investments. TextbookMediaPremium. $ Chapter 7 - Textbook Quiz. 15 terms. ajohns chapter 11 mc. The stock market crash refers to the selloff that occurred on “Black Monday,” October It was the largest single-day decline in the history of the US stock market–the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lost %.

While it was a massive decline, it was short-lived. In August of the DJIA peak at 2, and drifted a bit lower. The largest, single one day percentage drop in the stock market happened on Monday, Octo On that day, the Dow fell by 22%, the S&P by 20%.

This had never happened before, and has never happened since. So what happened and how did. In the stock market crash, according to the conclusions of the official Brady report, colossal sales of stock index futures by so-called portfolio insurers - whose investment strategies depended entirely on these derivatives - greatly exacerbated the point market decline.

"We believe that the stock market stands on a much stronger foundation than it did in Octobermaking another crash like appear unlikely," LPL Financial and one of its strategists, Ryan.

On the 30th anniversary of the stock market crash, U.S. stocks are at a record high and investors are concerned that steep valuations may mean a correction is overdue, despite healthy. After the crash, the New York Stock Exchange implemented “ circuit breakers ” to pause market activity should stocks ever freefall like that again.

Now, if stocks were to slide 7 percent, trading would be suspended for 15 minutes; after a percent decline, the exchange would shut down for the : Stacy Rapacon. An investment expert, 25 years on, looks at the lessons of the dramatic stock market crash of   Emanuel Derman, a Columbia University professor and author of "The Volatility Smile," discusses the lasting impact of the stock market crash with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?".

Perhaps the most widely held view of the Crash of is the Cascade Theory: the Crash emerged from the interaction of stock prices with new financial strategies such as program trading and portfolio insurance, which use new financial instruments including stock index options and futures.

On the 30th anniversary of the stock market crash known as "Black Monday," the Dow enjoyed a "Turnaround Thursday," rebounding from an eerie point early dive to register its 52nd record. The crash remains the worst one-day decline in US stock market history.

Black Monday The stock market crash that was so bad hospital admissions spiked — Quartz Skip to navigation Skip Author: Eshe Nelson. stock market crashes. STUDY. PLAY. reasons for october 29 crash-stock speculation-ticker tape overload-margin calls-sell orders flood the market.

ramifications for october 29 crash-symbolic start of the great depression-took 25 years to US economy to recover causes of the october 19 crash-drastic drop in value of the US. But if the market goes into a sharp correction or a bull market, it will take down three of every four stocks in the market.

That was the case with Black Monday, Oct. 19, — one of the worst. Referring to the stock market crashes ofand shortly after, this solution elaborates fully on what caused this drop in money market interest rates. Supplemented with an informative article on the market crashes.

The stock market crash was a shock to the stability of the financial system, not just because of the size of the drop in price, but importantly because market functioning was significantly impaired. The volume of sell orders at times overwhelmed NYSE specialists and they were forced to suspend trading in some stocks.

Liquidity and the stock market crash Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Portfolio Management 16(3) March with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'. The stock market crash revisited: Too many parallels to ignore, forewarned is forearmed ANALYSIS | 6/26/ PM Over the last three years, ‘crash callers’ in.

The total period () is further broken into a pre- October stock market crash period (January October ) and a post-crash period (November August ), so that changes in the volatility, the risk premia in the stated stock markets and persistence of shocks to volatility before and after the crash may be Cited by: Infamous stock market crash that represented the greatest one-day percentage decline in U.S.

stock market history, culminating in a bear market after a more than 20% plunge in the S&P and Dow Jones Industrial the primary causes of the chaos were program trading and illiquidity, both of which fueled the vicious decline for the day as stocks continued lower.

Coverage of the Oct. 19,stock-market crash included a then-rare two-column headline on the Journal’s front page. The % Dow drop would be the equivalent of 3, points in today’s : Bill Power.

A look back at what led to the October 19th, stock market crash. CNBC's Video Vault - Black Monday the Stock Market Crash on Vimeo Join. Octodoes not seem that long ago to many middle-aged and older investors, but that is now amazingly 26 years ago. This was the single largest one-day stock market crash of the last Author: Jon C.

Ogg. Bank of America Corp.'s Market Risk Index that uses options to forecast fluctuations in equities, currencies and bonds reached minus last week, the lowest since May Stock market.By Jesse Colombo (This article was written on July 17th, ).

America’s Stock Market Crash of was a powerful market crash that started in October of after the Roaring Twenties economic “bubble boom” finally popped. America experienced an era of great peace and prosperity during the s. After World War I, the so-called “Roaring Twenties” economic and .What Caused the Stock Market Crash and Lessons for the Crash* Ryan McKeona, and Jeffry Netterb a Terry College of Business, University of Georgia bTerry College of Business, University of Georgia Abstract: We review an argument the cause of the stock market crash inupdate the empirical support for that argument, and compare recent market Size: KB.