Important Stocks To Watch - Breakout Stocks/ Important Developments

Long Term Breakouts To Watch

Stocks At 50 MA & 200 MA

Lessons From The Stock Market Crashes In Recent History

If you haven't been through at least one stock market crash, you would not have known what it really means to survive in the market. The stock market has been in an uptrend since 2010 and those who have just started trading have never been in a really bad stock crash before.

The chart above shows the monthly chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. I was there when the stock market collapsed in 2008 and it was a really devastating experience. Companies were being decimated, millions of people lost their jobs and everyone lost hope.

Then came Obama and he ran on the promise of Hope and he took office in 2009.

Looking at the monthly chart, I would say that this President has done more for the economy than many past presidents. The stock market is a leading indicator of the health of our nation and a rising stock market after Obama took office is a testament to the economic success of his policies.

When Trump took office, the market also exploded higher.

Although we have an irrational President who makes stupid statement (and tweets) at times, investors and market participants seem to think that Trump will be good for business and good for the economy. I believe that too.

However, its a bit too early to jump to concrete conclusions. At the time of writing this article, its only February 2017 and Trump is still in his honeymoon period. But if all things go well and as planned, I believe Trump will continue to expand our economy.

Market Crashes

As a trader who look at charts, I like to study past market crashes and see how they look like. I put them here so you can see how they are. The charts seem to tell a story of their own.

The 2008 Stock Market Crash

The Dot Com Bubble

The October 1987 Stock Market Crash

The 1929 Stock Market Crash And Great Depression

2 Things In Common

There are 2 things in common that we can learn after studying these charts.

  1. The stock market goes through cycles. It goes through 4 stages which you can read about in this article The 4 stages that every stock and market goes through.
  2. The US is the most vibrant and resilient nation and economy in the world. No matter how hard we fall, we always bounce back and make new highs. Never bet against America.

Charts with the Freestockcharts.com label are courtesy of Freestockcharts.com

Charts with the investing.com logo are courtesy of Investing.com powered by Trading View

  • Help support this page and press the Facebook Like button below. Thanks!

Join Dstockmarket's Facebook Page 

Recent Articles

  1. Stock Market Analysis May 2022

    May 30, 22 07:20 AM

    What is the market doing and what is it likely to do?

    Read More

  2. April 2022 Stock Market Analysis

    Apr 27, 22 09:01 AM

    As we enter April, will we continue to move higher or will there be a correction coming?

    Read More

  3. Technical Analysis Of AAPL : Making Sense Of Apple's Stock Price

    Apr 13, 22 11:46 PM

    Apple is one of those stocks that we should look at almost every day. The reasons is because it is a component of the Dow Jones, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.

    Read More

  4. Stocks At Their 50 MA And 200 MA

    Apr 12, 22 09:38 AM

    Here are a list of stocks that are at their 50 MA and 200 MA. The 50 day moving average and 200 day moving average can be a support area where stocks bounce off

    Read More

  5. Stocks To Watch - Important Developments

    Apr 12, 22 09:34 AM

    Here are a list of stocks that have broke out or about to break out. Breakout stocks can often give us a good reward to risk ratio.

    Read More

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.