in just about every investment opportunity, you always want to leave some meat on the bone for the party buying from you. If they can not see the profit potential, and unlike years gone by the window of time for that profit to appear is smaller, it will not be prudent business sense for an investor to buy.
True in Real Estate; true in the Stock Market. Even in the auto industry, if the buyer does not feel they are getting a good deal, they will continue shopping until they do. And this is a buyer's economy.
I have to voice Common's statement, the worst may be yet to come. There is a global recession possible. Every other week or so, we see reports of a US government shutdown. On a positive note, the FDIC is shuttering some of its offices which should be an indicator the worst has passed for the banking industry.
Now if some in government would just accept how damaging give away programs like Medicaid are to our economy; and would take the necessary steps to stem the flow of billions for free health care, then we might see our way out of this quagmire.
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