The more data you have, the easier it is to see critical levels.
The 200 years of data below removes any doubt which levels are most critical should a 2008 crisis ever occur again (in 2014 just saying!). Post from readtheticker.com
The close up of the chart below.
The long view
..“The only way you get a real education in the market is to invest cash, track your trade, and study your mistakes…. The examination of a losing trade is tortuous but necessary to ensure that it will not happen again.”..
..”October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.”..