Another interesting Big Wednesday for investors as Ben surfs-in with his iPad and more "happy talk" designed to please. Basically he forecast higher economic growth and a lower unemployment rate awaits us. He didn't mention current poor economic data and passed it off as weather related. And, he made little mention that his unemployment projections are based primarily on people falling off the rolls. If his projections don't pan out (before the election) then he's keeping his mega-Kinkos at the ready.
Apple is a great company and has almost become as big as the internet itself.
It seems like we've just seen indexes move back a week or two. Apart from Apple, earnings news is just okay beating estimates but that's what they always do. Thursday it's back to Jobless Claims (consensus guess @ 375K) and Pending Home Sales (consensus guess @ 1%).
Let's see what happens.
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