Nowadays the career risk of remaining bearish at this point is simply too high a price for most to pay.
Everyone focuses on the question of when tapering will occur, but the real question should be whether it matters.
As U.S. equities are hitting all-time highs, commodity prices are at their lowest levels of the year.
The bulls' argument for a further climb for equities is treading on some very thin ice.
Everyone feels good about the market thanks to Twitter, but don't ignore the red flags.
Don't assume QE means uninterrupted new stock highs as far as the eye can see.
The yen has a tendency to rise when fears of volatility and a correction are increasing.
The current housing weakness suggests the efficacy of the Fed's quantitative easing is on shaky ground.
The bulls forget there were two corrections in 2012 despite it being the best year for equity averages since 2009.
Energy continues its ascent while gold and silver capitulate. A sharp bounce for the losers may be in the cards.