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Voodoo Analysis

August 27, 1981

The fundamental factor affecting the markets today is the deterioration of confidence in the future of our currency.  Because this confidence cannot be measured objectively, except as it is reflected in the markets, and cannot be predicted, all market analysts and forecasters are beginning to sound more like voodoo and hocus-pocus practitioners.  Efforts to control markets with artificial money always lead to uncontrollable chaos instead.  The workers of iniquity eventually encounter that which they fear and conspire to eradicate.