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endarkenment Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-25-09 03:55 PM
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13. It is a leading indicator, one of several.
Whether it is a good leading indicator is subject to debate.
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  -Is The Stock Market A Barometer Of The Nation's Economic Health DemocratSinceBirth  Feb-25-09 03:09 PM   #0 
  - In reality - NO. In the myth that we are all fed by the corporate media, the DOW is the  T Wolf   Feb-25-09 03:11 PM   #1 
  - The crimes suck!  BlueJac   Feb-25-09 03:11 PM   #2 
  - Everyone in the stock market are speculators.  LiberalFighter   Feb-25-09 03:12 PM   #3 
  - not the least bit true  Fresh_Start   Feb-25-09 03:16 PM   #5 
  - obviously not  Fresh_Start   Feb-25-09 03:15 PM   #4 
  - It's a discredited barometer  BeyondGeography   Feb-25-09 03:16 PM   #6 
  - We have been saying we are in a recession for awhile now, even when the Dow was at like 12,000  MadBadger   Feb-25-09 03:17 PM   #7 
  - Yes, but only one of many, and not an especially useful one.  Occam Bandage   Feb-25-09 03:18 PM   #8 
  - This Is A Recent Phenomenon With The Advent Of Cable TV  DemocratSinceBirth   Feb-25-09 03:20 PM   #9 
  - An indicator, yes.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-25-09 03:20 PM   #10 
  - Krugman said no  BelgianMadCow   Feb-25-09 03:25 PM   #11 
  - The thing to remember about the stock market is that it mostly measures  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-25-09 03:37 PM   #12 
  - It is a leading indicator, one of several.  endarkenment   Feb-25-09 03:55 PM   #13 

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