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U.S. Stock Market in 2015

Lombardi Publishing Corporation was established in 1986 as an investment newsletter providing stock market analysis to its readers. Today, we publish 26 paid-for investment letters, most of which provide stock market direction and individual stock picking analysis.

In 2001, Michael Lombardi started his famous daily economic newsletter Profit Confidential. Written by Lombardi Financial editors who have been offering stock market guidance for years to Lombardi customers, Profit Confidential provides a macro-picture on where the stock market is headed, what sectors are hot, and which sectors to avoid.

Over the years, Michael’s financial commentary and the accuracy of his economic predictions have garnered him global attention, and the confidence of over one million investors in more than 140 countries.

Michael Lombardi has been widely recognized as predicting five major economic events over the past 10 years.

1)      In 2002, he famously told readers to get into gold

2)      Told them to get out of the housing market in 2006

3)      Predicted the recession of late 2007

4)      Warned readers to get out of stocks in the fall of 2007

5)      Advised readers to get back into stocks in March 2009

In 2002, Michael’s Profit Confidential famously advised readers to buy gold-related investments when gold bullion traded under $300.00 an ounce. “I’ve been pushing gold bullion and gold shares for over a year now. Back in January 2002, I personally started buying gold shares.” (As published in Profit Confidential, December 13, 2002.)

In 2006, Profit Confidential “begged” its readers to get out of the housing market years before it plunged. Michael started warnings abut the coming U.S. housing crisis right at the peak of the boom. On August 2, 2006 Michael Lombardi predicted, “I’m getting very worried about the state of the U.S. housing market and its ramifications on the economy. The U.S. could be headed for its first annual decline in home prices on record, adjusted for inflation. And, I really believe this could be a catastrophe for the U.S. economy.”

Michael was also one of the first to predict the U.S. economy would be in a recession by late 2007. On March 22, 2007, he warned, “Over the past few weeks, I’ve written about subprime lenders and how their demise will hurt the U.S. housing market, the economy, and the stock market. There’s no escaping the carnage headed our way because the housing market and subprime business are falling apart. The worst of our problems, because of the easy money made available to borrowers, which fuelled the housing boom that peaked in 2005, has yet to arrive.”

At the same time Michael wrote this, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was quoted as saying, “The worst is over for the U.S. housing market, and there will be no economic spillover effects from the poor housing market.”

Michael Lombardi also warned his readers in advance of the crash in the stock market of 2008. On November 29, 2007, Michael Lombardi predicted, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500, and the other major stock market indices finished yesterday with the best two-day showing since 2002. I’m looking at the market really of the past two days as a classic stock market bear trap. As the economy gets closer to contraction, 2008 will likely be a most challenging economic year for America.”

The Dow Jones peaked at 14,279 in October, 2007. A “sucker’s rally” developed in November 2007, which Michael quickly classified as a bear trap for his readers. One year later, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 8,726.

And, Profit Confidential turned bullish on stocks in March of 2009, and rode the bear market rally from a Dow Jones Industrial Average of 6,440 on March 9, 2009.


Here’s Why Apple (NASDAQ/AAPL) Stock Could Be Going to $300

By Monday, August 3, 2015

apple stock to hit 300 dollar per stockApple Inc.’s (NASDAQ/AAPL) stock price fell quite a bit during the past two weeks. However, investors should not turn bearish on the stock. Apple just might be the first company to reach a $1.0 trillion valuation, with its stock price soaring to $200.00, $250.00, $300.00, or even higher. Here’s why.iPhone SalesSales of Apple’s. Read More

Is Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE/ABX) About to Hit $15?

By Monday, August 3, 2015

Barrick Gold Corporation StockThere’s a secret way to take advantage of an upswing in gold, with potential for huge returns. But no one in the media will tell you about it. Gold prices have been in decline since the summer of 2011; we all know that. The yellow metal fell over eight percent year-to-date, but gold miners took far larger hits. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE/ABX),. Read More

NASDAQ: Stock Market Drops on Weak Earnings and Economic Data

By Monday, August 3, 2015

NASDAQ: Stock Market DropsGreece and China added quite a bit of uncertainty to the U.S. stock market. By around 10:30 a.m. E.T. on the first trading day of August, the Dow slipped more than half a percent, NASDAQ lost 0.2%, and the S&P 500 dropped 0.3%.In Greece, the stock market plunged 23% on its first trading day after a five-week shutdown. Banking shares are. Read More

Is Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ/TSLA) a $500 Stock?

By Monday, August 3, 2015

Tesla MotorsIf you invested in Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ/TSLA) a few months ago, you are likely to be smiling now. In less than four months, Tesla’s stock price climbed 39.8% from $191.00 to $267.00. Moreover, the upward trend is likely to continue for this electric car company. Here’s why.Strong Growth in Car SalesTesla has solid growth in. Read More

Stock Market Analysis: Will Janet Yellen Kill This Rally?

By Monday, August 3, 2015

Stock Market AnalysisTo be candid, my stock market analysis continues to yield one overriding factor for this market—it’s all about the Fed. That’s it.Chinese economic news matters increasingly, and Greece’s sovereign debt problems did affect sentiment. But make no mistake; U.S. equities are trading off monetary policy expectations and global. Read More

Investors: This Could Send Gold Prices Soaring in 2015
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