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Stock Investment Rules to Live and Profit By

May stock investors live and profit by a particular set of investment rules? Though the writer missed on his stock market and economic call - he purports in this article an investing system that has held up well through the test of time. He writes that the momentum indicator on a twenty year monthly chart of the S&P 500 crossed below zero only five times in the last twenty years. Two of those times were just prior to the important bear markets in 2000 just after the dot-com mania burst and after the major market top at the end of 2007.

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Stock Market Rally Supported by 20% of Consumers with Substantial Assets

The stock market continues to rise to a disbelieving chorus of many hedge fund managers who are simply along for the ride and a mostly noncommittal investing public. Readers of my blog may know that I am invested in equities, various mutual funds and ETFs, and gold and silver.

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Economist Richard Hoey Sees Stock Market Climbing a Wall of Skepticism

BNY Mellon and Dreyfus Chief Economist, Richard Hoey, elaborated on the potential for a continuing bull market in stocks (though not without corrections) in an August 7, 2009 interview on CNBC. The Dow Jones industrial Average closed at 9370.07 on that date.

Hoey stated "we are at a particular cyclical moment." Further, he said that the global recession is over and that the leading economic indicators for every major country in the world are rising. "We are going to have rising real GNP for practically every significant country in the world in the third quarter," Hoey stated.

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Is the Stock Market Rally for Real? "Yes," says Richard Hoey of BNY Mellon & Dreyfus

Economist Richard Hoey of BNY Mellon & Dreyfus is a veteran forecaster with many prescient calls to his credit. In an interview on July 27th on CNBC, Hoey stated that "the evidence is now clear cut" that the Fed has done enough to stabilize the financial system. He further stated that a "classic recession bottom" is in place and he expects 3 to 3 ½% economic growth in 2010.

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Why Long Term Investing in the Stock Market is not Dead

During the heat of the financial markets and stock market meltdown in December 2008, this writer wrote that long term investing in the stock market was not dead. He related that investors may have been better served during the meltdown by keeping part of their portfolios in long term equity investments. Investors who wish to learn how to start investing in the stock market may gain insight about the markets by studying this previous long term buying opportunity when stocks were hated and on sale.

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