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It's finally caught up to me… I'm at home, sick in bed – sick from too much travelling, on too many planes.
That said, I'm in good company. I think I feel exactly how the market does. Heaven knows it's been up and down enough, too, which would give anybody a headache and weaken their stomach.
In its rapid and flighty ups and downs, its immune system has been compromised, and it's sick, too.
The leadership stocks are all in trouble. In fact, there is no leadership.
Politics – domestic and international – are weighing on markets. Every day, more "news flow" weakens the aging bull market. Call it headline risk.
Now, something like half of S&P 500 stocks are in a bear market. The broader market, not so much. And the truth is, we may not get there.
But I'll let you in on a little "pro" secret about bear markets – one you won't hear on television.
About the Author
Shah Gilani is the Event Trading Specialist for Money Map Press. In Zenith Trading Circle Shah reveals the worst companies in the markets - right from his coveted Bankruptcy Almanac - and how readers can trade them over and over again for huge gains.Shah is also the proud founding editor of The Money Zone, where after eight years of development and 11 years of backtesting he has found the edge over stocks, giving his members the opportunity to rake in potential double, triple, or even quadruple-digit profits weekly with just a few quick steps. He also writes our most talked-about publication, Wall Street Insights & Indictments, where he reveals how Wall Street's high-stakes game is really played.