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Stock market rebounding?

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posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 01:12 PM
It seems today that the stock market is starting to make a fairly nice rebound. Just maybe, we've seen the worst of the drops, and things will start to go up, and I can relax a bit and not be so on the edge anymore.

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 01:23 PM
When a cat falls off of a 12 story building, even it bounces when it hits the ground.

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 01:26 PM
Like he said. It's way, way too early to even start to have a clue as to what happenes next. We're bound to see wild swings as people come in and out of the market. Lots of people with retirement investments have seen a fair portion of that wiped-out. Those closer to retirement are no going to stomach any more loss. As soon as there's any degree of recovery they'll pull what they can out and the bottom will fall out again. We're only at the very beginning of this mess.

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 01:29 PM
The market is going to drop more. Housing is still very unstable, the car companies are just about in bankruptcy, the global financial market is a mess, people are starting to withdrawal systemically their money from banks, no one is buying a home, and AIG big wigs are holding half million dollar parties after they got a bailout. DO YOU REALLY THINK THE MARKET IS GOING TO REBOUND?

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 02:11 PM

Originally posted by statickitt3n
It seems today that the stock market is starting to make a fairly nice rebound. Just maybe, we've seen the worst of the drops, and things will start to go up, and I can relax a bit and not be so on the edge anymore.

here's wishing you better days.....

we have to look deeper into Why the stock market has not caved--->
like it has over the last several days.

At around 4am ET, the global cabal of central banks announced a world-wide decrease of .5% of the loan rate to their member banks.

Then the US announced that the Treasury & Federal Reserve would
buy commercial short-term debt paper...

that equates to the govt buying new debt of private companies...
and guaranteeing all short term loans ...

so immediately,
some investors jumped at the chance to invest in something that will not automatically lose value, (like all stocks and commercial bonds have been doing for the last week).
A Something to invest in, that pays more than Government Treasuries, or in a 'iffy' Something like Gold & precious metals....

the investors have a pretty big chunk of 'sure-fire', 'guaranteed profit' financial instuments to put their money in---without a likely loss like one would have in an actual 'Free Market".

If the Fed & Treasury & the SEC keep changing the rules, and provide guaranteed prices on the now 'nationalized' economy...then the markets will continue to draw money/capital into it--->
but you have to realize that eventually the government can;'t guarantee every business & every private debt they want to sell so as to keep the company in business.
Socialism is a constricting funnel....

have a nice day,
thanks for your time

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 02:31 PM
Inflation = higher prices. The stock market has tanked way more than it appears. If not for the huge amount of inflation that keeps raising prices it would be even lower. They add a bunch more money into the market like they have lately, and the market will adjust a bit for the inflation, so it looks like it's going up.

That's all I see anyway. Anticipation of inflation.

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 02:36 PM
Rebound? Don't count on it. But I think it will rebound within a week or so, because there are millions of people like me with small quantities of money just hawking around waiting to buy some solid coporation assets.

Democratization of the corptocracy by buying the assets they mass sold in the hope of creating a panic is my dream scenario out of this mess... But let's see what happens.

The key here is to follow that most important bit of advice from Douglas Adams in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:


posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 02:55 PM
and just like that it's -140 points!

no rebounding today.

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 02:58 PM
well, that was a very short rebound...
(we're at negative territory as soon as Paulson put down the microphone )

it seems that after Paulson got some 'face-time' to explain that Treasury is going to buy commercial paper (short term debt)
so as to grease the markets so that private investors will follow the lead of the government & thereby 'un-clog' the credit markets.

i think that the people are slowly wising up....

Paulson saying his new imputus of buying private debt paper was to unfreeze the credit markets----
We All Wonder then, --> just Why were we all threatened with an economic collapse if congress didn't pass the $700bn the PaulsonPlan... As the Plan was Required to (once again) Un-Clog....Un-Freeze... the 'credit markets' !!!

His words are becoming hollow & meaningless to the masses that are funding the Wall Street Folly !
the jig is up Paulson, Bernanke, & Bush

[edit on 8-10-2008 by St Udio]

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 03:03 PM
What the heck was that? It plunged from + territory to -200 in a few minutes. Manipulation?

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 03:05 PM
reply to post by St Udio

Markets are heading south...

Also, let us remember, the "end is coming" statement to force through the Congress deal has now confused the markets. The UK government said it did not need to buy bad assets because it wouldn't solve the problem (er...why is Washington doing it then?) and part nationalisation will guarantee taxpayer money, and a possibly profit too.

As for the Eurozone, pfft....Europe could be walking itself into a depression.

As one analyst said on bloomberg: Why invest in American banks when the UK has just socialised their market, guaranteed new loans/debt for 36 months and will purchase preference shares for capital in its tier-1 banks?

Solvency and risk has been taken out the UK banking system. The US $700 billion bail out does not deal with solvency and risk. Only bad assets. Just because you've taken away the bad apples, does not mean buyers will come back to the market store.

[edit on 8-10-2008 by infinite]

posted on Oct, 8 2008 @ 03:15 PM

Originally posted by Mainer
What the heck was that? It plunged from + territory to -200 in a few minutes. Manipulation?

No confidence in the market. Traders are selling into rallies because it is the only method to make a profit.

Short-sellers come back to the party tomorrow - going to be very interesting. We'll probably reach 8,800 very quickly. Some believe 7,700 will be the bottom (that was the bottom back in 2002 after the dot com crash.)

[edit on 8-10-2008 by infinite]

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