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Where will the market be on 12/31/08?
Old 09-29-2008, 07:36 PM   #1
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Where will the market be on 12/31/08?

Dow and S&P

Up alittle, Up alot
Down allittle, Down alot
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:09 PM   #2
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I have no idea. It might go to zero for all I know.
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9000 and than up, up and away... (unless the bailout bill gets passed)
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Dow 7800
Euro 2.10
Gas 5.25
Unemployment 10%
20 year $400,000 mortgage 7% with 20% down.
Residential real estate down 30% in California and other overpriced markets.

Riots in some cities.

Big push to sieze all firearms.
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Old 09-30-2008, 02:54 AM   #5
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Dow 7800
Euro 2.10
Gas 5.25
Unemployment 10%
20 year $400,000 mortgage 7% with 20% down.
Residential real estate down 30% in California and other overpriced markets.

Riots in some cities.

Big push to sieze all firearms.
You are dark, I'll give you that. But unemployment is already at 6.1% I bet it will jump to 15% before we see rioting.
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hopefully somewhere better than it is right now.
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This thread should officially be put into the sapbox.

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Why, I should think it will be on the corner where it's been for as long as I can remember, through innumerable Dow Jones fluctuations.
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Why, I should think it will be on the corner where it's been for as long as I can remember, through innumerable Dow Jones fluctuations.
it took me about 2 minutes to figure out your response. must be getting slow...
so where is this market? is it efficient?
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Dow 7800
Euro 2.10
Gas 5.25
Unemployment 10%
20 year $400,000 mortgage 7% with 20% down.
Residential real estate down 30% in California and other overpriced markets.

Riots in some cities.

Big push to sieze all firearms.
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This thread should officially be put into the sapbox.

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so where is this market? is it efficient?
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Trust me, you don't want to know where this market is, the dust is from the Nixon era. I don't know about efficient either, but where are the jokes about cornering the market?
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....still in New York??
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Trust me, you don't want to know where this market is, the dust is from the Nixon era. I don't know about efficient either, but where are the jokes about cornering the market?
you caught me asleep at the wheel on that one! LOL
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You are dark, I'll give you that. But unemployment is already at 6.1% I bet it will jump to 15% before we see rioting.

It will be 15% but the reported figure will be 10%.
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I have no clue where it will be 12/31/2008. I think it will be above DOW 16,000 on 12/31/2013.
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I have no clue where it will be 12/31/2008. I think it will be above DOW 16,000 on 12/31/2013.
Wow! That idea inspires wonderful daydreams. I'd love to rebalance at that level.
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