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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 6,185 views
$7 Dollar Gas This Summer Will Crash Stock Market

With gas prices jumping an average of 30 cents per gallon over the past month, maybe you thought the oil companies were just being greedy or gas prices went up because the crisis in Libya was affecting supplies of oil but professional oil traders say that you’re wrong on both counts.

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Posted on 18 Apr 2011 | 5,463 views
Who Cashed Out Right Before the Stock Market Crash on October 29 1929

A few people profited in the run-up to the crash because they kept their greed in check. Sensing trouble ahead, “Speculators” Bernard Baruch and John Raskob got out of the market in early 1929 right before the stock market crash.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 6,863 views
Spike in Crude Oil Signaling 2011 Bear Market

With the investment banking firm Goldman Sachs (Stock Symbol: GS) calling for oil prices to drop as much as $20 a barrel this spring, the rest of Wall Street is betting oil prices will continue their surge.

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Posted on 25 Mar 2011 | 11,564 views
Bear Raid Stock Trading and Manipulation

A “Bear Raid” is a type of stock market strategy, where a trader (or group of traders) attempts to force down the price of a stock to cover a short position. The name is derived from the common use of ‘bear’ or bearish in the language of Market sentiment to reflect the idea that investors expect downward price movement.