Newbie Investor…. What are the basic “Red Flags” that point to a “major” Corrections???

By Jim, January 8, 2018

I am a fairly new investor and have really enjoyed Stock Gumshoe. Extremely good conversations and thoughts. I know my question is difficult, but I would appreciate some of the experienced investors to give the ”Red Flags” they believe point to a ”Major” downturn. Thanks in advance to all the Gummies…

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jeremiahberndt
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Well, I am not an experienced investor, but I have been trying educate myself as much as possible for a little while. I think the short answer is: the way the market looks right now. Overvaluation is the first thing that comes to mind. People are willing to pay a lot more for stock than what it is worth. I have read articles recently that have pointed to the fact that “smart money” or institutions are hedging more or betting on a correction in the near term. But at the end of the day I believe no one has the… Read more »
rainsonme
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well. I have been investing for 40 years. I have made MANY mistakes. I was wiped out in 2000, due to arrogance — I thought I was smart. In 2008/9 I felt a lot like 2000, so I started selling when stocks first started breaking. And in March of 2009, when no one seemed to like stocks anymore, I bought back some large cap value stocks that I still hold, still earning yield, and now with large cap gains. I dont feel like we are at the top of this current bubble yet. My FEELING; I may be totally wrong.… Read more »
oba-a-sir
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Thank you jeremiahberndt for your ,trading insight,hindsight,oversight forsightness. I am a novice

oba-a-sir
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Hello,Habari to rainonme, Maxim :Winner never quite and quiter never win. Your advise succor to a novice. How do you pick stock? Do have a pot,oil,gold,energy,utility stock ? What are they by name and stock token. Thanks,Asante sana

oba-a-sir
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Where is the best place to buy stock?
A. Broker
B. I buy it.

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