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S&P 500 ends January with
a loss: Bad 2014 omen?

USA Today, by Adam Shell and Kim Hjelmgaard

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/31/2014 5:42:47 PM

Stocks finished the day and the week with losses Friday as Wall Street posted the first negative January for the Standard & Poor´s 500 since 2010 -- a poor start that history says could bode ill for the remainder of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 149.76 points, or 0.9%, to 15,698.85. The S&P 500 closed down 11.60 points, 0.7%, to 1,782.59. The tech-laden Nasdaq composite ended down 19.25 points, 0.5%, to 4,103.88. The Dow had earlier tumbled as much as 230 points -- its biggest drop since Friday, when it gave up 318 points. The drop

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January is often a barometer for the entire year.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/31/2014 6:36:49 PM     (No. 9713770)

Time will tell.

A bad economy usually means bigger results in the midterm elections,
against the incumbent Wannabe Kommie Dicktater, in this case.

Six-year midterms (POTUS POS´ second term) historically hurt the
nutty occupant of the Spite Hutt, and let´s hope this is no exception.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 1/31/2014 6:37:21 PM     (No. 9713771)

A bad January portends a bear market, a 10% correction, or a flat year. Add in that bankers are turning up dead and it looks like trouble is brewing in the witches cauldron.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: oldvlc, 1/31/2014 8:13:24 PM     (No. 9713882)

Real investors see this as an opportunity. I have had a gain of $5 K on Apple from its low a year ago, and it is still appreciably higher than what I bought it for. Investors who have any smarts use this as a BUYING opportunity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Libertygal, 2/1/2014 4:57:51 AM     (No. 9714122)

Any banker that is deemed a threat for revealing any truths is found mysteriously dead. Many have akready retired, taken their multi-millions in profits and bonuses, and fled the country, leaving the lackeys behind to fave the storm.

Just google or bing if you prefer, how many major banking CEO´s have retired or died in the past year. You will be shocked, and this should be the biggest warning sign we are not in Kansas anymore.

How many more leaps from the 33rd floor by these Masons do we have to see before the implied messages are heard. Someone is trying to tell us something. How many are listening?


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