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Author: haywool Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 46856  
Subject: Looming Black Swan ... Date: 12/8/2012 5:01 PM
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Hey all !

Published written articles, TV shows, radio shows, analysts galore, many of the Foolish boards, are concerned with the "fiscal cliff". Even dividend paying companies are paying ahead on their dividends in order to "help the stock holder" with his/her looming tax problems. Talk has it that, unless something is done (what would that be?), this fiscal cliff could put us into a recession ... could really jeopardize the global economy ... could kill the stock market ... etc.

Personally, I think not much of what we think will happen, will actually happen.

My question, and possible fear, is: What is the Black Swan that is related to all of this that we don't see coming?

In Talib's book, The Black Swan, he says that most Black Swan events are NOT foreseen by most people and they are, therefore, unprepared for it.

Any one see any Black Swans coming?

Rich (haywool)
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