Margin clerks may have the day off. Most of the heavily margined names I follow are, at the big turn, not down. Many are up. That may mean that we have a reprieve and a reprieve means that the


goes higher.

There, my neck is out there. Go chop it off.

But I watch this margin stuff like a hawk and I can tell you that, with the exception of





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, I don't see anything that will be chopped to pieces.

That would mean the bottom in the NDX was reached precisely when I wrote that my

buys were wrong!

Contrarians of the world, unite!!

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