BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- As we tick closer to the end of the trading year, traders are still wondering whether stocks will be able to get their heads above water before the calendar switches over to 2012.Frankly, it's been tough going for investors in 2011. Everywhere you turn, there's a story about a legendary fund manager getting hammered or a rationale for why stocks are getting smacked lower. Year-to-date, the S&P 500 index is essentially flat, but along the way it's squeezed even bigger profits from both longs and shorts - and as we approach year-end, things aren't looking terribly auspicious for investors either.
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