that filters in, not to mention
earnings and warnings; economical crises with banks failing left and right. It's
enough worry for investor and traders.
With manufacturing slowing and
unemployment rising, investors are quite concerned over the ability of
corporations to make a profit and to stay in business.
Stocks are likely to
continue to be slammed with each piece of bad news that comes along. Most
everybody seems to feel that this downturn in the stock market is for real and
that this time is different.
Different in the way of the credit market being the
backbone of market-making, funding business operations, and
that it isn't confined to the U.S., but appears to be going global.
could be in for a long- long downturn in stocks, or are we at the
end, as markets most always turn when everybody thinks the sky, is indeed,
The only thing one can do is be patient, do not panic, but watch for
others to get back into the market, or make deals.
Warren Buffett is
probably a good indicator along with other prominent marketers. M&A, and IPO
activity is also a very good sign that money is able to flow and risk may be
As for forecasts, forecasting is good for fundamentals of a market, sector,
or company. No one can forecast 100 percent, as no one knows what bad or good
thing is just waiting to be news worthy.
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