category archives: Bear Markets

  Capitol
 

Meltdown, After the fall; Part IV

  • Written by David
  • October 5, 2011 at 6:34 pm
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Source: Aljazeera Click this link to watch this 42 minute presentation In the final episode of Meltdown, we hear about the sheikh who says the crash never happened; a Wall Street king charged with fraud; a congresswoman who wants to jail the bankers; and the world leaders who want a re-think of capitalism. The financial [...]

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  Crowd
 

Meltdown, Paying the price; Part III

  • Written by David
  • October 5, 2011 at 6:33 pm
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Source: Aljazeera Click this link to watch this 42 minute presentation The third episode of Meltdown looks at how the victims of the 2008 financial crash fight back. A protesting singer in Iceland brings down the government; in France a union leader oversees the kidnapping of his bosses; and thousands of families are made homeless [...]

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  Dubai
 

Meltdown, A global financial tsunami; Part II

  • Written by David
  • October 5, 2011 at 6:32 pm
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Source: Aljazeera Click this link to watch this 42 minute presentation; In the second episode of Meltdown, we look at how the financial tsunami swept the world. We hear about a renegade executive who nearly destroyed the global financial system and the US treasury secretary who bailed out his friends. Henry ‘Hank’ Paulson, the former [...]

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  Paulson
 

Meltdown, The men who crashed the world; Part I

  • Written by David
  • October 5, 2011 at 6:27 pm
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Source: Aljazeera Click this link to watch this 42 minute presentation; this is one The first of a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that led to financial collapse. Meltdown, a four part series, part one below. In the first episode of Meltdown, we hear about four men who brought down the [...]

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  Bear Market
 

Welcome To The Bear Market

  • Written by David
  • October 4, 2011 at 3:48 pm
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Source: zerohedge.com “The S&P fought reality valiantly, and after every other market in the world entered a bear market long ago, reality won. The S&P 500 is now over 20% lower from the highs, and we are officially in a bear market.

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  Depression
 

It’s Time To Start Calling This For What It Is: A Modern Day Depression

  • Written by David
  • September 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm
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I recently posted a blog article on August 10, 2011 titled, “I was Two Years Too Early.. Preserving Wealth” where I would catalog my blog postings over the past two years stating my convictions on wealth preservation. Today’s missive by Rosenberg is to many, a stunner. For me it is not a stunner, merely recognition [...]

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  RPAG
 

I was Two Years Too Early.. Preserving Wealth

  • Written by David
  • August 10, 2011 at 11:58 am
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In August 2009, I would begin publishing articles on my blog regarding concern for the amount of debt in the world and how that debt would eventually, and negatively, impact financial markets around the world.  In those posts I began to discuss measures I would take to protect client portfolios from large loss when markets [...]

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  TTID
 

(No It’s Not) “This Time Is Different; Eight Centuries of Financial Folly”

  • Written by David
  • August 4, 2011 at 9:57 am
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This of course being the title of a book that came to market (ever so timely) in 2009.  The book won instant critical acclaim, and to read it for yourself at a later date, click the link below from amazon to order. However, this is not a book review.  Having read the book, the main [...]

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Managed Futures in the Portfolio; Why and Why Now?

  • Written by David
  • June 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm
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For some time I have been monitoring/researching additional ways to increase client return, while not subjecting their portfolios to undo downside market risk; and the world seems to just get more risky hour by hour. Non-the-less, years ago I was attracted to a certain financial Strategist firm for their prescient ability to include inverse assets [...]

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The Lost Decade for S&P 500 Index, an Update ‘Eleven Years After’

  • Written by David
  • May 24, 2011 at 8:39 pm
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This work comes from Doug Short. The Lost Decade for the S&P 500 Calculations are from the  March 24, 2000 tech bubble high (The NASDAQ all time high of 5,054) to May 20, 2011. A $1,000 invested in March 2000 has merely grown to $1,070.00 eleven years later, in nominal terms. (not adjusted for inflation; [...]

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