If all you had to judge the state of the economy was the stock market, it would seem like everything is fine. After falling 34% in barely over a month in February and March, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEMKT:SPY) has surged 37%, and is down only about 5% since the beginning of the year.
This alone — such a disconnect between stocks and what is happening in the real world — has many investors convinced another market crash is inevitable. But is it? Absolutely. There’s no doubt we will see another stock market crash again. Let’s talk about how you can prepare.
The most important thing to know
We don’t know when the next market crash will happen. As much as it may feel like it’s inevitable, we simply don’t know. The past 10 weeks is an excellent example of how making a prediction on market crashes is nearly impossible.
Think about it this way: On… Continue reading at The Motley Fool