If history is any indicator, this morning's slump will follow through with mild losses. Accept the decline, buy the dips and follow the usual suspects for signs of an intraday turnaround.
Take advantage of the lull, because the metal has yet to peak.
While defensives lumbered into year's end, steel, oil and high-end retailers showed aggressive growth and look ready to keep it up.
The stocks leading this run are like an army division on the move, assaulting new highs in rhythm and showing no signs of giving up.
Traders who don't understand the necessity of bargains in retail have missed out on much of the sector's surge. But one discount retail stock is still 'a screaming buy.'
With the dollar deflated, major US brands are cheaper than ever -- and forward-thinking foreign companies realize it.
After blowout reports from Oracle, RIM and Accenture, stock futures should be roaring today.
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