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Posted on 28 Aug 2011 | 7,036 views
The Secular Bear Market of 1966 Through 1982

From a historical perspective, the 1966 through 1982 Secular Bear Market was the third one we have had since 1900 and was not overwhelming in terms of loss, it simply meandered sideways virtually going nowhere for 16.5 years.

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Posted on 12 May 2011 | 5,180 views
Dividend vs Non-Dividend When the Stock Market Crashes

Throughout the 1950s and into the mid 1980s, investors used to own stocks mainly for their dividends. Investors looked for companies that paid consistent “Dividends” out of profits and if the stock they owned appreciated in price, that was an added incentive.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 4,088 views
Fake Press Release Caused Emulex Bear Raid

Emulex was the unfortunate company to succumb to a coordinated attack on their stock, known as a “Bear Raid” back in 2000 when Mark Jakob released a fake news story on the Internet Wire news service regarding Emulex.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 28,201 views
The Bear Raid on United Airlines Stock

When short sellers collaborate to push down the price of a stock through coordinated short-selling and/or the spreading of false rumors, such as United Airlines, it is considered to be manipulation by the SEC, and both acts are considered illegal — which is known on Wall Street as a “Bear Raid” attack.

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Posted on 9 Apr 2011 | 3,124 views
Bear Market Traps Inside Market Crashes

A “Bear Trap,” which takes its name from the “Bear Market,” indicates an incorrect indication that the rising movement of an index or a stock has started a serious reversal – but it has not.