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Posted on 22 Sep 2013 | 4,605 views
How Hedge Funds Brace for Stock Market Crashes

Investors do worry about stock market crashes when stocks have rallied such as the case in 2013, but what retail investors should do is try to learn what the professionals do with their clients’ money and their own money. Very few fund managers sell out of stocks entirely. After all, cash never rallies, and it is widely known that bull markets always seem to crawl a wall of worry.

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Posted on 22 Sep 2013 | 4,231 views
Preparing for the Stock Market Crash Nobody is Predicting

Stock market declines, especially the violent kind we refer to as “crashes,” are pretty hard to predict — for every crash one or two visionaries emerge who called the market decline with unusual accuracy. In time, we generally conclude that these visionaries were more lucky than prescient, because there are no records of prognosticators who predict market crashes more than once.

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Posted on 17 Mar 2013 | 1,792 views
2013 Margin Debt Ratio at Pre 2000 and 2007 Stock Market Crashes

Margin debt is the money people borrow from their stockbrokers to expand their holdings of shares. The margin debt ratio is now 70%, meaning with $3,000 you can borrow $10,000 dollars worth of shares.

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Posted on 5 Aug 2011 | 6,175 views
Is the Dow Jones Getting Ready for a August 2011 Crash?

If you followed the market crashes of 2000-2002 and 2007-2009, especially the crash of 2007-2009, the 512-point drop in the Dow yesterday (August 4, 2011) feels awfully familiar.

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Posted on 13 Jul 2011 | 5,145 views
Timing Stock Market Crashes

Spotting a major turn in the stock market and avoiding a stock market crash could be the difference between retiring in style or not retiring at all.