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Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 15 Mar 2013 | 4,895 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.

Crash of 1987 »

Posted on 2 Sep 2011 | 4,595 views
Remembering the Stock Market Crash of October ’87

Remember the stock market crash of ’87? Stocks had been rising for five years and then came “Black Monday” when the Dow lost 508 points in a single day. By the end of October 1987, the Dow had lost nearly a quarter of its value.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 3 Apr 2011 | 7,209 views
Inflation Adjusted Bear Market on Stock Indexes

To get a long term perspective on how the S&P 500 Index has been performing since the year 2000, the inflation-adjusted chart below shows exactly where we are today compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index bear market which started after the 1929 stock market crash along with the Nikkei 225 Index bear market which started in 1989.