Could there be a smoking gun in Halliburton's stock price? A 10-year chart reveals a reason for the Iraq War that has been ignored by the media. The average price from 1997 to mid-2001 was 20. By the end of 2001, it fell to just 5, and not only because of the 9/11 market drop. It fell more than the general market and recovered less when the market started to rise. Their crisis was largely due to their asbestos law suits, and they were facing a possible bankruptcy, which was often mentioned in the news.
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