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Stock market

System of buying and selling stock in a corporation

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Bull market

Long period of rising stock prices

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Martin

Using a loan from a stockbroker to buy stock by using only a small down payment

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Margin call

Stock brokers demand that investors pay back he entire amount of the loan at once

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Speculation

Risking money by buying more stocks with a belief that stocks with rise

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Bank run

Many depositors decide to withdraw their money at one time

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Installment

Monthly payment

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Bailiffs

Court officers who ejected non paying tenants from their homes

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Hobos

People wandering the country looking for work

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Soap operas

Daytime radio dramas

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Public works

Government funding building projects

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Reconstruction finance corporation

Established to make loans to businesses

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Relief

Money given directly to impoverished families

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Foreclosed

Creditors taking ownership of the land and evicting the families