When margin debt rises, many on Wall Street get nervous. After all, borrowing money to buy stocks was a major reason that the 1929 crash was so severe. Here's a chart that shows we're repeating a pattern last seen in 1999 and 2007. And in both cases,
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- Warning: This Year's Spike in Margin Debt Is a Huge Red Flag for the Market
- Stock Market Crash 2014: 7 Charts You Need to See Now
No bull market goes on forever. And with the stock markets hitting record highs recently, the possibility of some kind of correction grows larger every day. But we've found seven charts that show why the next big move down could be more than just a run-of-the-mill correction. By the time you see the last chart, you'll realize why you should start mapping out a defensive strategy now...