‘Reasons’ Not To Invest in 1969




Nixon begins "Vietnamization" in Southeast Asia
Russian and Chinese troops clash along the Ussuri River

Colonel Muammar al-Qaddafi deposes King Idris of Libya and establishes  pro-Arabic, anti-Western, Islamic republic

Political Scandals- Sen. Edward M. Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving scene of fatal accident at Chappaquiddick, Mass.


Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average Dec. 31: 800.36