Ben Bernanke has created the mother of all bubbles. Today, the S&P 500 is sitting a full 30% above its 200-weekly moving average. We all know how bubbles end: BADLY, and this time will be no different. This is not doom and gloom, this is a fact. The Fed has created an even bigger bubble than the 2007 one!
So writes Graham Summers (http://gainspainscapital.com/) in edited excerpts from his latest free daily market commentary newsletter entitled An Epic Market Meltdown is Coming… Are You Prepared?
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Summers goes on to say in further edited excerpts:
The time to prepare for this is not once the collapse begins, but NOW, while stocks are still rallying. Stocks take their time moving up, but when they crash it happens VERY quickly.
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