Maybe tech has to sell off for the market to rally.
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I mean, take a look at these mutual funds. The ones that are so far ahead are all loaded with tech, and the ones that are stuck in the mud own all of the stuff that went up today.
So the tech guys lock it in ahead of the big Y2K lockdown, and the other guys get tired of letting the cash build and they put it to work.
And who can blame them? As I was trying to do a new model for
today, I was struck that you could buy Chase for 13 times earnings with excellent growth products and a smooth set of earnings.
What is the point of waiting for the
to act when the stock has already been hammered into a teeny-weeny multiple?
, which has the power to earn $5 next year and trades in the 60s? What the heck is that all about? You don't get much better than Goldman.
So, the two big camps, the swift techies and the lumbering value guys, are doing the respective things that they do when one is up big and the other is behind the averages.
And you get an up-92 day with a roaring
and a stinky
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