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Posted on 2 Jun 2011 | 4,948 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.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 15 Apr 2011 | 12,083 views
Charlie Chaplins 1920s Stock Market Crash Advice

On the evening before the 1929 stock market crash, film star “Charlie Chaplin” and Irving Berlin (Songwriter and Composer) were dining together. Berlin at the time had $5 million invested in the stock market. The market’s performance had been remarkable for the prior two-plus years, rising 37 percent in 1927, 44 percent in 1928 and 28 percent during the summer months of 1929.