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The Most Dangerous Market Right Now

By Dan Caplinger - Apr 21, 2013 at 11:15AM

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Most people are scared of stocks, but this market could cause surprising losses in the future.

With recent volatility in the Dow and other major market averages, investors have started to see the stock market as increasingly dangerous. But another market has even greater risks for investors, many of whom are likely unaware of the potential for declines.

In the following video, Fool markets analyst Mike Klesta talks with Fool contributor Dan Caplinger about this vulnerable market and the impact it could have on investors. Dan notes that the collateral impact of a market decline could affect many different types of investments and makes some suggestions on how to position yourself to protect against a decline.

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