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Polls

September 23, 2013

At what level do you predict the S&P 500 will end 2014?

  • 1,500 or lower
  • 1,500 - 1,750
  • 1,750 - 1,900
  • 1,900 - 2,100
  • 2,100 or higher

November 8, 2012

Will President Obama's second term help or hurt the economy?

  • Help
  • Hurt
  • Helps in the short-term, hurts long-term
  • It isn't going to change much

September 25, 2012

Does QE3 help or hurt the economy?

  • Help
  • Hurt
  • Helps in the short-term, hurts long-term
  • QE3 isn't going to change much

May 1, 2012

What factor do you think will have the biggest impact on the markets this summer?

  • Reduced investor participation
  • Gas prices
  • Unemployment
  • European debt issues
  • Earnings reports
  • Home sales/construction
  • Upcoming election
  • Taxes
  • Other

March 23, 2012

Are you planning to stay in the market or 'sell in May and go away'?

  • I'm in for the long haul! No seasonal selling for me.
  • Come May, I'm taking my profits (or cutting my losses), then sitting out until the fall.
  • I plan to reduce my trading and selling activity during the summer, but I'm not leaving altogether.
  • I'm going to play it by ear for the next couple of months and see how the market holds up.

May 1, 2011

What percentage of your investment trading portfolio is made up of option trades (calls/puts)?

  • I don't dabble in option trades
  • 1% to 10%
  • 11% to 25%
  • 26% to 50%
  • More than 50%

April 5, 2011

What global currency do you consider to be the best safe haven?

  • The U.S. dollar
  • The European euro
  • The British pound
  • The Japanese yen
  • The Chinese yuan

March 2, 2011

Do you think that the Federal Reserve Bank will eventually roll out another quantitative easing program (QE3) this spring?

  • Yes, I think that it's already in the works
  • No, the economy doesn't need any more Fed priming
  • I'm not ready to commit either way

February 3, 2011

Current tensions in the Arab world have pushed the per-barrel price of crude oil above the $100 level. What do you think the price of crude oil will be in six months?

  • $80 to $100 per barrel
  • $100 to $120 per barrel
  • $120 to $140 per barrel
  • Above $140 per barrel

January 3, 2011

Now that the calendar has turned and 2011 is officially here, where do you think the Dow Jones Industrial Average will finish on Dec. 30, 2011?

  • 10,000-11,000 level
  • 11,000-12,000 level
  • 12,000-13,000 level
  • Above 14,000
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