Tag: Stock Market Crash

Are Stocks Heading For A 2008 Style Crash?

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stocks plunged across the board last week.  The Dow dropped 6.4%, the S&P 500 shed 6.5%, and Nasdaq gave up 5.3%.  It was the worst week for the markets since October 2008. Several negative events sent investors fleeing from stocks for the perceived safety of US Treasuries. First off, it’s looking more and more likely […]

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Stop High Frequency Trading: It’s Time For Ordinary Investors To Reclaim The Market

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The past five years have seen a monumental surge in market volatility. Daily swings of 5% or more in stocks have become the new normal on Wall Street.  And it’s scaring many ordinary investors right out of the market… for good. We got our first real taste of the new normal in late 2008 when […]

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Is The Bond Market Predicting A Crash?

| August 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

The financial experts are predicting doom. Lately, the media is pulling out big scary names to describe the markets. There are some really colorful terms floating around. It’s the Hindenburg Omen!  It’s the dreaded Death Cross!  Wow.  I guess we should all run for the hills… Clearly this terminology is meant to terrify us about […]

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DOW Falls 3,055 Points Today

| October 19, 2007 | 0 Comments

This is what the headlines would read if today we suffered from the same size correction that occurred on “Black Monday” 20 years ago today.  In 1987, the US economy was suffering from rising oil prices, a nearly stagnant economy, and concerns over peace in the Middle East. All of these facts are eerily reminiscent of today’s global […]

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