The stock market's biggest bear calls out a huge investing mistake that could have 'brutal consequences' — and explains how it will cause the next market crash

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Business Insider—John Hussman, the outspoken investor and former professor who has been predicting a stock market crash, calls out a big mistake he says investors are making as valuations continue to climb. He sees this dynamic specifically playing out in the tech sector, which has been largely responsible for market gains in recent months, leaving them that much more vulnerable. In the stock market, the concept of valuation can mean different things, depending on the investor. To novices, it's frequently used...

A Wall Street investment chief says tech stocks have gotten too trendy for their own good — and explains why that could lead to market-wide pain. Jim Paulsen, the chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group, has concocted a tool meant to assess whether tech stocks have gotten too trendy. He has applied that methodology to stock market history to find out what top-tier trendiness has historically meant for both tech and the broader market — and the results aren't exactly encouraging. Anyone watching the stock market knows the tech sector is flying high in seemingly unstoppable fashion. Contrarians have long called foul on this,...