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Predictions for U.S. stock market in 2007
Old 12-30-2006, 12:34 AM   #1
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Predictions for U.S. stock market in 2007

What will be the total return of the U.S. stock market during 2007?

The total return for the U.S. market in 2007 will be measured by the performance of Vanguard's Total Stock Market Index Fund - Admiral Shares, which trades as VTSAX.

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Re: Predictions for U.S. stock martket in 2007
Old 12-30-2006, 12:40 AM   #2
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Re: Predictions for U.S. stock martket in 2007

+12.2547632689431444631
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It will...

um, wait a minute. I had the answer here somewhere.
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10%
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Old 12-30-2006, 04:51 AM   #6
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My prediction is that it will go up by 15% in 2007.
At least, I hope it does! :-)

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+5%

EDIT: Forgot the plus sign.
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+ 8%


(even though we were told not to give our rationale, I am always a blabbermouth...



so, mine is based on both what I think is reasonable based on my own past experience, and is what I have plugged in for planning purposes)
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0 ... flat, even, nadda ...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Texas Proud
+12.2547632689431444631
JWR, is that you?

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Old 12-30-2006, 08:46 AM   #11
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Re: Predictions for U.S. stock martket in 2007

Quote:
Originally Posted by Texas Proud
+12.2547632689431444631
Wrong. It's +12.2547632689431444632.

Just kidding.

I'll predict: +10%
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+5% if we're lucky

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Dow at 12,900 close

But an exciting ride along the way
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