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Will Next Year Bring A 20% Correction? Always Stay Protected.

MacNeil Curry, Head of Global Technical Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says there are three reasons investors should get ready for as much as a 20% correction in the markets this coming year

1. The Treasury environment

Curry sees higher yields and higher volatility ahead for US Treasury bonds. see article / video for rest

2. "Old age"

For Curry, the extended trend is now ripe for a correction. "We are in a four year-plus bull trend in the S&P 500," notes Curry. And, the market's momentum is starting to show signs of its older age.

See article / video for rest

3. Seasonality

see article / video for rest