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Don't look now, but while the Peoples' Exchange is partying, the

New York Stock Exchange

is collapsing -- and the bonds are turning into a ghost town.

The latter two make all of the sense in the world, as they prey on each other. The institutions trade on New York and they are still bound by things such as

Modern Portfolio Theory


Dividend Discount Models

and other arcane bits of Wall Street memorabilia.


, however, is total scrum and if you split your stock or got a favorable article over the weekend, you are still zooming.

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I, personally, think we can't trade like this. We can't have some

Tale of Two Cities

thing going forever. Internally, even

Matt "Don't call me Bonds" Jacobs

is a little freaked out by the have/have not markets.

Don't smell too good.

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