MAY 21, 2018
You can add to the below list so many other factors: extreme overvaluation, corporate zombie debt, the inevitable failure of the dollar, the tapped-out consumer.
But beyond that, it’s important to remember to see the forest for the trees. Calling the specific detonator of the next market crash, or its timing, is not the important part. Knowing that it will happen, and positioning your portfolio accordingly beforehand, is all that will ultimately matter.
Gold and silver won’t demand that you accurately predicted the reasons that their prices rose. You will simply have to own them when it happens.
Markets Will Crash Again.
When? Tough question. One thing we do know though, is that highs and lows do happen, and the further down the road we go, there seems to be greater reliance upon speed, and less upon sentient price discovery at a centralized point of sale. You and I, and every honest person who watches the marketplace know that this is dangerous. If we are unable to ascertain the when, are we able to determine the why? Why will markets crash next time?
Four obvious reasons are:
ORIGINAL SOURCE: 4 Reasons Why Markets Will Crash Next Time: Market Recon by Stephen Guilfoyle at The Street on 5/17/18