stock market is so manipulated by the Goverment/Fed..

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stock market is so manipulated by the Goverment/Fed..

Post by jack1719 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:04 am

http://finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=%5ED ... =undefined

markets were humming along the minute the fed takes a breath,in the final hour market fell over 100 points like a rock after fed spoke..

Its one thing to have some influence,but should it have this much control?

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Post by tludwig23 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:18 am

I'm not sure this demonstrates "control".

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Post by BenBritt » Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:30 am

It demonstrates fear.

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Post by Wind power » Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:59 am

I will go along with the fear concept.
I read an interesting article the other day which essentially said with the interest rates being driven so low, it has pushed many into the stock market, who would have otherwise stayed far, far, away.

It was an interesting angle...almost on parity to a" pump and dump" scheme.... lol...question is though, when does the "dump" occur?

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Post by Sbashore » Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:27 pm

I think this represents the market reacting to news.
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Post by pkcrafter » Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:53 pm

There's noise, and then there's loud noise.


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Post by Call_Me_Op » Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:59 pm

This is all short-term stuff - aptly called noise - which should be ignored anyway.
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Post by Sidney » Thu Jun 23, 2011 5:00 pm

pkcrafter wrote:There's noise, and then there's loud noise.


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Post by Taylor Larimore » Thu Jun 23, 2011 5:01 pm

Government Policy is so manipulated by the Fed
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