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1920: Kroger

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  1. 1920: Kroger • Recession (economic slowdown) as WW1 end affects company prices • Price Down: 80

  2. 1920: Radio Corp • Sales slow, little demand. People unsure if Radios are “just a Fad” • Price Down: 80

  3. 1920: Mammoth Oil • 9 new wells start pumping oil in a Wyoming field. • Price Up: 120

  4. 1920: City Corp • Bank declares the usual 10% profit for the year. • Price up slightly: 110

  5. 1920:Durant motors • Company is slow starting, it fails on loan to City Corp Bank • Price down: 70

  6. 1920: Midland Power • Midland extends its power lines west, to Michigan and Wisconsin. New area means new profit • Price Up: 120

  7. 1920: K&P Railroad • Federal government deregulates the railroad, gives K&P free tracts of land in the Midwest. • Price Up: 120

  8. 1920: Tel-Tone • Dial phones installed in parts of New York City. They expect Millions of new phone users. • Price UP: 150

  9. 1921: Kroger • Federal government passes a tariff (increases taxes) on imported food from Europe. Kroger benefits. • Price up: 100

  10. 1921: Radio Corp • First radio station KDKA begins broadcasting in November. Sales of new models improve. • Price Up: 110

  11. 1921: Mammoth Oil • Oil Lease in Teapot Dome, Wyoming leads to HUGE profits. • Price UP!: 140

  12. 1921: City Corp • Business as usual. Up 10% again • Price up: 120

  13. 1921:Durant motors • Sales depressed as competitor, Ford, produces “Model T” very cheaply. • Price down: 60

  14. 1921: Midland Power • Competitor, Commonwealth Edison begins to rise. • Price down: 110

  15. 1921: K&P Railroad • Company expands into southwest mining area. Profits rise. • Price up: 130

  16. 1921: Tel-Tone • New Dial technology leads to more success. • Price up: 160

  17. 1922: Kroger • Merger with eastern food chain leads to more stores and higher sales! • Price WAY UP: 150

  18. 1922: Radio Corp • 15 new patents purchased. Sales improve. • Price up: 130

  19. Company continues rise, hottest stock on the market! Price up: 160 1922: Mammoth Oil

  20. 1922: City Corp • US Foreign Debt commission begins talk of repayment of French and English loans to American Banks. • Price up: 130

  21. 1922:Durant motors • Durant car sales are depressed as Ford mass produces cars using an assembly line. Durant is behind the times • Price down: 50

  22. Fianacial genius Samuel Insull’s shady business deal allows Midland to take over Edison Power. Price up: 125 1922: Midland Power

  23. 1922: K&P Railroad • Price rises as agricultural (Farm products) shipments from Southwest begins • Price up: 140

  24. 1922: Tel-Tone • Due to more widespread use of the telephone, this company shows the greatest increase of any on the market • Price up: 170

  25. ***news flash*** • Business friendly president Warren Harding dies, replaced by Calvin Coolidge. • Stocks suffer as unknown new president “Silent Cal” takes over.

  26. 1924: Kroger • Corn suffers a crop “Blight”. Agricultural prices lower, causes stock to suffer. • Price down: 140

  27. 1924: Radio Corp • Price: new models well received by the public. Sales BOOM! • Price up : 142

  28. 1924: Mammoth Oil • Teapot dome SCANDAL breaks! Congressional investigation of oil leases finds bribery and fraud! Secretary of interior Albert Fall arrested for fraud. • Price down 40

  29. 1924: City Corp • Company announces another good year. Business as usual. • Price: 140

  30. 1924:Durant motors • Powerful Du Pont family begins to buy large portions of Durant stock. • Price Up slightly: 60

  31. 1924: Midland Power • Insull announces dividends (profits from stock) will not be paid for one year as a result of Edison merger. • Price down: 100

  32. 1924: K&P Railroad • Reason: Competition from the new trucking industry. Profits down. • Price down: 130

  33. 1924: Tel-Tone • Company announces completion of a merger with several East Coast companies. • Price up: 180

  34. 1926: Kroger • Company begins buying fresh fruit from California. Profits up… • Price up: 155

  35. 1926: Radio Corp • Government statistics show over 200 new radio stations open in 2 year period beginning in 1924 • Price up  160

  36. 1926: Mammoth Oil • Company still hasn’t recovered from Teapot Dome scandal • Price down: 30

  37. 1926: City Corp • French government begins to pay back WW1 loans. Stock Jumps • Price up: 160

  38. 1926:Durant motors • Fisher body company joins Durant in a merger. • Price up: 70

  39. 1926: Midland Power • Cryus Eaton of Cleveland Power co. maybe trying to take over Midland power. Proxy fight may begin. • Price: 130

  40. 1926: K&P Railroad • Profits from Southwest expansion not panning out. • Price down: 120

  41. 1926: Tel-Tone • Bell Telephone makes an offer to buy the outstanding stock from the company, price jumps • Price up: 200

  42. 1927: Kroger • Company begins opening markets in most major east coast cities. • Price up: 175

  43. 1927: Radio Corp • Over 700 stations now exist. Sales excellent. • Price up: 160

  44. 1927: Mammoth Oil • The owner of Mammoth renames the company “Sinclair Oil” and issues new stock. • Price up: 45

  45. 1927: City Corp • Profits up, business good… • Price up: 170

  46. 1927:Durant motors • Louis Chevrolet is hired to design an inexpensive car to compete with Ford’s model T… • Price: 80

  47. 1927: Midland Power • Cyrus Eaton begins dumping large blocks of midland stock on a depressed market • Price: 90

  48. 1927: K&P Railroad • Flood Damage causes railroad to lose money • Price down: 110

  49. 1927: Tel-Tone • The company is taken over by Bell System • Price: 220

  50. 1928: Best year in market history!