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Posted on 4 Jun 2011 | 3,597 views
Has a 2011 Top Just Formed in the U.S. Stock Markets?

There is no sure thing when timing the stock market but when price action and other “Technical Analysis” stock indicators confirm fundamental economic issues, it’s a good bet to go with the flow. Right now, the flow is down — the level of debt the government has taken on to aid an economic recovery is at the extreme and has become extravagant because of the financial crisis. U.S debt stood at 92% of GDP at year-end 2010, on par with beleaguered Portugal’s level of public debt.

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Posted on 2 Jun 2011 | 3,954 views
Will June 2011 be Another Down Month for the Stock Markets?

With “Sell in May and Go Away” over, June is now here and that’s likely not good news for investors either. Although September is historically the worst month for the markets, June has been the most consistently troublesome month in recent years. The Dow has been down for six straight Junes, and since 2000, the “Blue Chip Stock” index has been up in June just twice.

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Posted on 27 May 2011 | 4,303 views
S&P 500 2011 Crash in Our Future and Going to 400 Points

The SocGen strategist Albert Edwards is saying he still sees the S&P 500 going to 400 (it’s currently at 1325 as of 5/26/11) and bond yields going to new lows. His 400 S&P forecast with sub 2% US bond yields — is the equity markets enjoying yet another Fed induced mega-rally and many are looking for explanations for the continued low level of global bond yields with many expecting new lows in bond yields.

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Posted on 21 May 2011 | 2,888 views
Splash Crash Will be Catastrophic Compared to Flash Crash Stock Market Plunge

One year after the “Flash Crash” that rattled the markets worldwide the Securities and Exchange Commission still has a long way to go to make sure such a major “Stock Market Plunge” doesn’t happen again, academics and other analysts said.

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Posted on 13 May 2011 | 14,344 views
Stock Market Crash Predicted Starting July of 2011

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham of GMO LLC is predicting a “Stock Market Crash” and suggested that investors should consider selling their stocks around July 2011. Going back to 1960, the first 7 months of the third year of a presidential cycle (like 2011) produced inflation-adjusted returns of 20 percent for the 48-month presidential cycles. Meanwhile, the remaining 41 months of the cycle returned only 1 percent.