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Why the Bear of 2015 Is Different from the Bear of 2008

It’s tempting to see similarities in last week’s global stock market mini-crash and the monumental meltdown that almost took down the Global Financial System in 2008-2009. The dizzying drop invites comparison to the last Bear Market that took the S&P 500 from 1,565 in October 2007 to 667 on March 9, 2009. Here are a few of the differences.

Plunge Protection Teams of the World, Unite!

When things get very serious, the central bank can buy assets directly, and in such massive quantities that the markets are forced to respond appropriately. If this fails, the last resort is a coordinated buying campaign by all the central banks, acting in concert. This last stand has a rallying cry: Plunge Protection Teams of the World, Unite!

Why the Market Could Crash - Not in Two Years, But Now

A stock market crash isn’t just possible – it’s absolutely inevitable. The conceptual foundation of this view is: Regardless of how much money central banks print & distribute & how much they intervene in the markets, these remain complex systems that necessarily exhibit the semi-random instability that characterizes all complex systems.

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