Another day of smooth sailing.


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breaking out -- I am using a much higher price target.


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shrugging off the Google phone. Only


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is being tripped up, and that will most likely reverse tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the worst charts in the book from my point of view -- the nat gas stocks -- all got a jolt from



. I figure they'll trade down tomorrow, but remember that


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will be drilling more than XTO could, and that means


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will see a nice boost in business.

I misjudged how important this


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comment that business is strong was from Wedbush this morning. It seems to have created a rosy hue about the group, much deserved, because as I have been saying endlessly, tech is doing very well. I still think it is possible that


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preannounce better-than-expected quarters.

Plus we got dividend boosts from

General Mills

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, rewarding the steady stocks among us.

And the real estate investment trusts -- the true bogeyman of 2010 -- keep going ever higher.

This was another day where the bears really didn't make much of a case for themselves but remain every bit as bearish as they have been.

No flexibility there!

Random musings

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