stock market during deflation
The stock market ended January 2013 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up nearly 6%, the best month since October 2011.
The Dow closed Jan. 31 at 13,860.58, up 5.77% this month. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index closed at 1,498.11, up 5.04% so far this year.
That's good news for investors. The theory is that the stock market's performance in the first month of the year sets the direction for the following 11 months.
At this rate, evaluating a few market indicators, here's where we could be by 2014.
Stock Market Crash 2013: What the "Hindenberg Omen" Tells Us
Should you be worried about a stock market crash in 2013... or even sooner?
Certainly, there's plenty of unsettling news to worry about.
You know what I'm talking about...the persistent Eurozone debt crisis, Taxmageddon, the fiscal cliff, high unemployment. The list goes on and on.
But now, there's one more reason to fasten your seat belt.
On the heels of a sharp stock market decline on July 24, a highly accurate technical indicator called the "Hindenburg Omen" started ringing warning bells.
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