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Why the next financial crisis will be nastier

Posted on 08 October 2012

Of all characteristics that made the 2007-2008 financial crisis unique, one stands out: The simultaneous decline of almost every asset category. US stocks dropped 37 percent, German stocks 42 percent, and Chinese stocks 62 percent; commodities dropped 37 percent (with oil and copper dropping 54 percent). This means that investors had nowhere to hide, taking multiple hits across their portfolios.
The roots of this broad decline in multiple asset categories can be traced back to the September 2001 Greenspan “put,” which lowered the cost of owning different assets………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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