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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Why Can't We Just Have Stock Market Bottom?

"My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money." - Joe Weinstein

Wouldn't you just love to go back to buying and holding stocks? Remember 2004? Remember 2005, and 2006? Wouldn't you just like to 'know', that you could go out and buy stake in a large, dividend paying company, and that in 3 years, you'd make fantastic returns on your money? Wouldn't you like this all, to just go away?

In that sort of environment? It's very easy to get a job. Employers are begging people to come to work for them. In that sort of environment? You know that buying stocks in a well run company will give you a good return on your money. In that sort of environment? You know that banks and institutions have a ready supply of cash to invest in new projects, research and development.

So why aren't we there? The derivatives need to be on an exchange. They need to be regulated so we can properly value and see them. So as "Karl the Ticker Guy" says? We need to be able to take out our calculators? Look at the CDO's? And value them. This would engender trust.

We need producers who are not trying to reel from inflation to deflation in the matter of months.

But why can't those conditions come about? Well, we need a healthy marketplace. What is a healthy marketplace? I discuss that in the following video ...

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But until that all happens? We're going to see further losses. We're going to reel from inflation, clear to deflation in the matter of months.

Remember. Friday, October 17th at about 4:30 pm eastern standard time. BlogTV.

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Note: This is not an investment or trading recommendation. The losses in trading can be very real, and depending on the investment vehicle, can exceed your initial investment. I am not a licensed trading or investment adviser, or financial planner. But I do have 12 years of experience in trading and investing in these markets. The Challenge accounts are run for the education of other traders who should make their own decisions based off their own research, and tolerance for risk.

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