In this monograph we ask whether the crash in 1929 signalled the beginning of the 10-year Great Depression that affected all Western industrialized countries. The US Federal Reserve - and especially former Chairman Ben Bernanke - saw in the crisis between 2008 and 2009 great parallels with the crisis of 1929 to 1933. Therefore, it was decided to avoid the mistakes of the 30s. More and more experts recognize that the current market value of stocks is completely covered. Still in the current reporting season, we repeatedly see negative surprises. The next example is the numbers of Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon. Greater profit opportunities are unchanged when speculating on rising of the markets. Consequently, call options are better choice and offer the best profit opportunities. To substantiate this, I will show you the chart of the US technology index Nasdaq 100 and discuss the fact that the US Federal Reserve has announced the end of their multi-billion dollar bond purchase program "Quantitative Easing 3" (QE3).