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It All Comes Crashing Down

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 25, 2008 @ 10:00 pm In Markets,Music,Psychology | Comments Disabled

This is not only my nomination for video of the year (from Seeing Sounds [1]), it gets the nod for sentiment indicator of the year!


N.E.R.D. – Sooner or Later [1]

Sooner or Later via Cameron Newland [2]


Here’s an interesting question: Are videos like this one more likely to occur nearer to tops or bottoms?

I am not suggesting traders use this as markers for buying and selling, rather, its something more subtle. Ask yourself this question: By the time the zeitgeist of society has reached the point where economic turmoil and a market crash are fodder for music videos, is it early or later in the market cycle? Do the odds favor that there is more upside or downside at this point?

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[1] Seeing Sounds: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00195BM8E/thebigpictu09-20

[2] Cameron Newland: http://www.cameronnewland.com/2008/12/21/nerd-sooner-or-later/

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