What's next? Will "they" have an inverse 3X leverage ETN on this?
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"Below is a chart of the S&P 500 from 1995. Business Insider had an interesting article today that stated the last time the market went all of January and February without a 1% or more down day was in 1995. That year, the market gained an astonishing 34%. In 1995, the S&P traded along a steep accelerated trendline, like we have seen in the S&P for the past two months. I'm not saying this will happen this year, but it is interesting to point out.
Maybe worthwhile to mark this potential event on the trading calendar
How long before this becomes "popular science"?
FIVE SURPRISES FOR 2012
Byron Wien, the respected Wall Street strategist, issues his annual list of "ten surprises" every January. Our crystal ball is not as clear as Mr. Wien’s, but for fun, we shall mimic his New Year’s tradition and post our five surprises for 2012.
Our five surprises are NOT predications, but are just probable events that we believe have been underestimated.
There is a fair chance gold will experience a serious intermediate term shakeout.
The well established bullish case for gold that central banks are printing ever more money and the mercantilist states with large trade surpluses need to diversify their foreign reserves. This still seems legitimate long term.