So 3400 on the NDX is now something hallowed? We've held the bounce for about two hours, maybe it will soon be viewed as some sort of totem.

Nothing would shock me. Some guy earlier emailed me about astrology and finance and there was a time when I would have sent him a rocket back saying, "Don't you know I am a rigorous




-trained practitioner of the game?!"

Instead, I wanted to know what he thought about


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We could use a good totem. Maybe 3400 will be it for now.

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