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Market Corrections 101

08/12/2011

Since 1900, there have been 26 major stock market corrections ( at least 15% loss) or once every 4.3 years.  The vast majority (62%) dropped less than 40% and lasted less than 400 days, increasing to 78% since 1950.  The trend is clearly toward more frequent but less severe and less lengthy market corrections.

So, this one is not so bad.  What are you complaining about?

Class dismissed . . .

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