3/4/2013
What will the next major financial market mover be (i.e., effects lasting for 1 year+)?
21.68%
A macroeconomic event, like a sovereign debt crisis or inflation
22.38%
A political event, like a U.S. government shutdown or a shift in the EU's makeup
18.18%
A central bank action, like more QE or no more QE
13.29%
A random, unforeseeable event
11.19%
A geopolitical event, such as an incident in the South China Sea or in the Middle East
9.79%
A change in corporate profits (up or down)
3.5%
An announced technological revolution, like a new computing technology or biotechnology