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Posted on 12 Mar 2013 | 4,561 views
US Debt Credit Rating Downgraded by S&P

A major rating agency last night “Downgraded the Nation’s Credit Rating” for the first time in history, after a wild day on Wall Street that saw stocks swing from triple-digit gains to triple-digit losses and back into positive territory as investors weighed the strongest US job gains in months against debt problems here and in Europe.

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Posted on 11 Mar 2013 | 4,906 views
S&P 500 Heading Into a Bear Market

This current correction began quietly on July 8th but didn’t really accelerate until ten days ago and  escalating worries about the U.S. economy and Europe seem to be forefront.

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Posted on 24 Dec 2011 | 11,511 views
Stock Market Will Crash 35% in 2012

The flow of market forecasting is at its peak as we close out 2011 and look at the year ahead. Generally speaking, most outlooks fall safely within the bounds of existing consensus or conventional wisdom.

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Posted on 4 Aug 2011 | 16,986 views
Dow Plunges 513 Points on August 4, 2011 Which is the Worst Drop Since the 2008 Financial Crisis Started

The stock market has just finished its worst trading day since the financial crisis. The Dow is closing with a loss of 512.76 points, or 4.31 percent, to close at 11,383.68 and it was the “Worst Trading Day” for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since December 1, 2008 when the DJIA fell 679.95 points.

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Posted on 27 May 2011 | 5,216 views
S&P 500 2011 Crash in Our Future and Going to 400 Points

The SocGen strategist Albert Edwards is saying he still sees the S&P 500 going to 400 (it’s currently at 1325 as of 5/26/11) and bond yields going to new lows. His 400 S&P forecast with sub 2% US bond yields — is the equity markets enjoying yet another Fed induced mega-rally and many are looking for explanations for the continued low level of global bond yields with many expecting new lows in bond yields.