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I would like to ask, whether the title "Crashes on Financial Markets" is OK, or should it be "Crashes in Financial Markets"?

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    Neither of those is a whole sentence. Are you thinking of a title of a book or article? Or are these phrases from a larger sentence? If so, could you tell us the larger sentence? – Ben Kovitz May 29 '16 at 13:32
  • That is not a sentence. What are you trying to write as a whole? A title of something (where sentence fragments are acceptable)? A statement about market crashes? Strangers can't help you if you don't give enough information. – Nihilist_Frost May 29 '16 at 16:24
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    Neither of these noun phrases are particularly likely. In nearly every context one would simply refer to financial [market] crashes. Except feasibly in the context of a title (as suggested by OP's capitalisation), in which case the normal rules and customs of English don't really apply. – FumbleFingers May 29 '16 at 16:39
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    I would say "in." – Teacher KSHuang Feb 9 '17 at 9:30
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    Crashes don't occur in or on a market. The markets themselves crash. It's like saying "Deaths in People"; people die, they don't have a death in them or on them. The title should probably be Financial Market Crashes, but it's difficult to say because you haven't described what you want the title to express. – ColleenV Feb 10 '17 at 14:13
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A crash and price movements occur in the financial markets.

However, stresses which can cause the financial markets to crash can occur on the financial market.

President Trump's tweet last night has placed pressure on the financial markets. The major markets are trading down today.

  • Yes but that doesn't answer OP's question. You CANNOT say "Crashes on Financial Markets" – Sorcha NicEalair Feb 11 '17 at 16:43
  • @user24966 My answer says pressure on financial markets. – Peter Feb 11 '17 at 16:58
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I think "Crashes in Financial Market" is the correct phrase. Because, the crashes occur within the financial market rather than something crashing on the financial market.

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