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Posted on 17 Mar 2013 | 2,013 views
Bear Market Will Growl Back in 2013

As investors see the stock market repeatedly climbing to new records lately, some people want to know that they will be safe this time. They’d like to get a taste of the action in the stock market, but they want guarantees that they won’t get hit again like they were from late 2007 to March 2009 — a 57 percent hit to their portfolio.

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Posted on 17 Mar 2013 | 1,923 views
Year of the Snake Stock Market Investors Should be Cautious in 2013

The Chinese New Year officially began February 10, 2013 — the year of the snake which some investors consider a very bad omen. Not only does the year of the snake have the worst stock market returns of all zodiac signs, but some of the darkest moments in U.S. history have come during that zodiac year.

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Posted on 15 Mar 2013 | 4,779 views
15 Year Bear Market Predicted for Stock Market

Economists working for the San Francisco Fed have come out with a research paper bounding the upcoming retiring baby boomers and current stock prices together. Their analysis is that the baby boomers will continue to reduce their stock holdings as they retire and dip into their savings for basic necessities during their retirement years.

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Posted on 14 Mar 2013 | 4,063 views
Don’t Bring out the Champagne yet – DJIA Predicted to Bottom Out at 8200

Last Thursday, after a couple of weeks of steady but relatively normal declines, the Dow suddenly tanked 500 points. Then, after a modest recovery on Friday, it fell 600 points — then it soared 400 points. Then it plunged 500 points — then it blasted off to another 400 point gain.

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Posted on 14 Mar 2013 | 4,137 views
Wall Street Sell-Off Continues as Dow Plunges 520 Points on August 10, 2011

Fear returned to Wall Street on Wednesday August 10, 2011 — sending the S&P 500 to another 4 percent decline, triggered by worries that Europe’s debt crisis could engulf French banks and spill onto the U.S. financial sector.