Don't be surprised to see some last-minute wrangling before Europe's version of TARP passes.
In a volatile market like this one, you need to own a blend of cyclical, defensive and dividend stocks.
Nothing much good or bad is coming out of a gridlocked US. But whether Europe avoids catastrophe will determine the direction of the next 1,000 points on the Dow.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said we would not have another Lehman-caliber meltdown on our hands. But he never said there wouldn't be pain.
The chance of a market bounce is diminishing, but high-yield stocks will start to attract more money from long-term bonds.
With no one willing to lend to the biggest French banks, we'll remain in a bizarre standoff with them until we get some sort of government action.
Don't be dissuaded by Monday's sell-off. It's just another opportunity to add the metal to your portfolio.
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