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Old 12-28-2012, 11:40 AM   #21
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:55 AM   #22
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the year after a presidential election is often a sub-par one for stocks, so I'll say down slightly, say, 12,500
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:47 PM   #23
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Alright, I'll play - 13,100. So depending on what happens on Monday, that might mean an increase for the year.
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:01 PM   #24
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I think the world will come to an end and the Dow will not close. The Mayan apocalypse countdown was off by one year because of the Gregorian calendar. If it had started with year "0" as the Mayans intended, next year would be the real 2012.

Either that or 13973.16
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:15 PM   #26
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:43 AM   #28
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:13 AM   #32
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It sounds like there is a story here that the new members are not familiar with. Did W2R predict the 2008 crash?

Was anything whispered on 12/31/12?
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:48 PM   #33
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:32 PM   #34
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We are within shooting distance of a new record for the Dow. I think we are going to get there this year. Is anyone interested in updating their forecast?
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I do detect a lot of "pessimism" in this thread.
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I think it will be where it is now: http://www.dowjones.com/

Their domain is currently registered through Jan 9, 2014

Ba dum bum.
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This thread made me think of Rukeyser and his old show.




My prediction for 2013.......Dow 13,500.
Enjoyed the clip of Louis Rukeyser !
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:08 AM   #39
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