From MarketWatch:Timing the next bull:
Kick-start it in 2008? Or is it a long secular bear?
Remember that hot 1973 Stealer's Wheel song marking the end of the Nixon era? "'Cause I don't think that I can take anymore. Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am stuck in the middle with you!"
It's still a perfect metaphor. Testifying before Congress: Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on the left. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on the right. The American public stuck in the middle.
1. Stagflation: Bernanke's no-win Achilles heel...
2. Housing-credit meltdown: We've got a long way to go!...
3. Commodities: World's new reserve 'currency,' not dollars...MORE