James "Rev Shark" DePorre, a Real Money contributor, is the author of Invest Like a Shark: How a Deaf Guy With No Job and Limited Capital Made a Fortune Investing in the Stock Market. He operates sharkinvesting.com, an interactive online community that serves and educates active investors.
At the end of the day, market players came to realize that maybe they won't see any real progress in talks, and the indexes closed near the lows of the day.
Apple is a great example of how near-zero interest rates help to keep equities near their highs.
AIMT has developed a 'desensitivity' treatment for peanut allergies.
The main danger for the bears is that there is some level of progress that causes the market to celebrate.
The market had its worst two days of action since last December on Tuesday and Wednesday.
It is to work at it every day, day after day, year after year.
The market is largely held hostage to the news flow that emerges from these talks next week.
This combination of macro uncertainty combined with a market under technical pressure is going to make it very tough for the bulls to make progress.
When the market rallies on negative news as it did Thursday, it means that the news has already been priced in and no selling pressure is left.
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