Stock Market Crash – When or Will It Happen Anytime Soon?

Will the stock market crash anytime soon … if you can still remember :

  • 1997/8 – Asian Financial Crisis
  • 2008 – Lehman Brothers subprime crisis
  • 2018 – Will the stock market crash?

Historical major market crashes seem to follow the 10-year cycle. My better question is – IF the crash does happen … are you ready for it?

https://www.thestreet.com/story/13634826/1/what-will-cause-the-next-stock-market-crash.htmlWhat Will Cause the Next Stock Market Crash? – TheStreet.com TheStreet.comWhat Will Cause the Next Stock Market Crash?TheStreet.comIn fact, the New York Stock Exchange’s volume ratio shows that there were 18 shares being purchased to every one sold on Friday. A ratio above three is an extreme level, meaning that 18 is signaling a potential significant turning point in stocks in…

 

There seems to be a change this time round – with China overshadowing the US and becoming the number 1 in financial power, recent market, though down, seems to hold the fort from rock-bottom crash that is historically imminent.

https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-strength-is-about-the-equity-risk-premium-2016-7This stock market rally isn’t like the others – Business Insider Business InsiderThis stock market rally isn’t like the othersBusiness InsiderAccording to Dominic Konstam and team, writing in a note Friday, the rally is about the declining equity risk premium, which is simply the excess return the stock market provides over a risk-free rate like bond returns. The premium jumped after stocks…

That comes to the next vital question – If the market is going to crash (or maybe not), do you stay sideline or should you lookout for possible value long-term dividend-play positions?

In terms of holistic wealth management, if you have workout your total annual income versus expenses, have savings equivalent to 6-month (or perhaps 12-month) of expense (in case on retrenchment or unforeseen circumstances) and, most importantly, settle your insurance (hospital/medical, critical illnesses, life, retirement), then you should ensure the rest of the extra dollars are invested in vehicles which you are comfortable with.

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