So much broken-field running today. So few patterns. If bonds are so bad, what's with the strength in
? Or, for that matter, the Net? Those are all "tells" for a weaker bond market.
Couple that with a selloff in the cyclicals -- just take a look at the action in the
cyclical index, down 4.5 points -- and you would think the bonds are going to trend up, not down. (Spoken like a true long long-bond guy -- though I wish I were a
NetNet fund instead.)
And how about the action in the also-ran drugs, the
My conclusion: a session without resolution, a session that provided the key to nothing other than a good day. Another
game with the last five minutes telling the tale.
Don't forget my
Yahoo! chat this evening, which overlaps the
conference call. I've got some real balancing ahead of me -- I think I'll put my dad on the Cisco call while I do the chat!
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