In the last four years, Google stock has gone from about $300 per share to over $1,200 per share (before the split). So when you see an unhealthy” market like this, one of two things has to happen. Either investors start to spread their bets across a wider swath of the market and market breadth improves… or they finally throw in the towel and sell the few remaining leaders. And of course, there is always the third option: stay mostly out of the stock market altogether, and wait for better prices across the board.
Harry Dent, one of the most respected economists in the industry, has uncovered a disturbing market event that could soon devastate millions of investors. Economy & Markets Daily is the first e-letter of its kind that uses the power of demographic trends and purchasing power to accurately identify economic and market boom and busts. Each week day, Harry Dent, Rodney Johnson, and Adam ‘Dell share with you their views on demographic trends, their market research, their economic research, the housing market, economic cycles, market cycles, business cycles, and the looming economic collapse and market crash.
Many investors became convinced that stocks were a sure thing and borrowed heavily to invest more money in the market. Demand for goods declined because people felt poor because of their losses in the stock market. New investment could not be financed through the sale of stock, because no one would buy the new stock. When word spread that banks’ assets contained huge uncollectable loans and almost worthless stock certificates, depositors rushed to withdraw their savings. The period between 1925 and the end of 1929 was the peak period for color in car advertisements. The game also makes you pay attention to supply and demand to maximize your profits.
Prior to 1925 most car ads were black and white, and following the Stock Market crash of October 1929, many of the magazine car advertisements reverted to black and white again. The game focuses on the colony’s economy, and it’s very tough to both turn a profit and still make your colony pretty. Anno 1404, known in the U.S. as Dawn of Discovery (2009) In this Anno sequel, the quality started to dwindle, and not much new was added to the game. If you’re not careful in expanding your business, you can end up in a bubble or a crash.
Capitalism is a hardcore business game, so much so that some call it the most boring business simulation game. The key aim in this game is not to bankrupt your country, keep inflation in check, and try to expand your country’s territory while keeping good diplomatic relationships with other empires. Patrician III: Rise of the Hanse (2003) is much better, with new industries to play with and a superior the economic game. There’s also a stock market and good competition, many different scenarios, and nice introductory movies with good voice acting. SimCity 2000 (1994) is very different from the original, and still considered the best game of the series.