Deals are the real worry, because they are the true measure of euphoria, which causes people to lose more money than just about any other emotion known to man.
But you can dance until the music stops, which will be in the second week of October.
When a company like Roche buys InterMune for $8 billion and calls it a mere bolt-on, you know you're seeing signs of a much bigger trend.
Putin, not Yellen, will determine what the market does next.
But the fact that the guilty bankers are still free and not even on the run is the real outrage here, a travesty that should never be forgotten.
The dollar is down, the Gaza truce is off, the Fed's minutes come out today, and company news is all bad.
The drama between Russia and Ukraine isn't over yet, and that's a terrific reason to stay short.
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