5 lessons from the last stock crash

It has been almost 5 years since the start of the 2008 crash, which rapidly devolved into a global financial crisis. Stocks have more than made up lost ground. Should investors breathe a sigh of relief?

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Jun 27, 2013 4:09AM
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I've heard some people say the DOW will hit 16,000 before the end of the year.

On the other side, a couple guys say it's going to be worse than last time and will drop to 2,500.

One of these, 'Doom & Gloom' guys said I should buy Silver at $34.00 last Fall because it was going to go over $50.00 when the crap hit the fan in the Spring of 2013 (which is now) but right now, Silver is at $18.50. (glad I didn't buy then)

 

 

Jun 27, 2013 1:45PM
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I would say nothing was learned.The government,banks ,housing industry,screwing over the average American worker and the Fed's feed the greed looks like the same to me.USA where are you?

Jun 27, 2013 10:42AM
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Lesson #1: Don't play if you can't pay.
Jun 27, 2013 1:08PM
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Bernanke and his carpetbagging stooges will prop things up.
Don't Worry...Be Happy :-)

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