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Posted on 22 Mar 2013 | 3,661 views
Dow Jones Industrials All-Time Highs and What Happened Afterwards

So the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke a record in March 2013 — now what? It’s impossible to predict how the Dow, that popular barometer of the stock market, will zigzag from here. The only thing certain about the market is that there will be more peaks and crashes ahead, and that’s about as specific as a fortune cookie.

Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 24 Aug 2012 | 1,737 views
January Barometer Stock Market Prediction

The stock market has a history of performing better in the year-long performance race when it gets off to a fast start. Since 1950, stocks have finished lower for the year only three times after posting gains in January, says the Stock Trader’s Almanac, which created the closely followed “January Barometer” in 1972.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 28 Aug 2011 | 7,732 views
The Secular Bear Market of 1966 Through 1982

From a historical perspective, the 1966 through 1982 Secular Bear Market was the third one we have had since 1900 and was not overwhelming in terms of loss, it simply meandered sideways virtually going nowhere for 16.5 years.