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This selloff should be it. We should be in whoosh mode, with stocks like


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in free fall, declining not because of earnings shortfalls, not because of weakness in business, but because they simply are up a lot, so who needs them?

The problem is that the same logic could be next for


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, the only two stocks that now are working.

We had 700 stocks hit a 52-week low on Friday vs. just a handful of highs. That's ridiculous, too. Things simply aren't that bad. Oil is showing signs of peaking. Gold's come down a lot. The


eventually will move.

With the S&P proprietary oscillator at -6.5, with the averages being pummeled, with virtually all stocks rolling over and with the number of bulls certainly set to decline to the low 40s on Chartcraft's

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poll, you have to anticipate some sort of turn.

That's been costly -- no, that's been deadly. But we are now in waters we have seen only in 1987 and in 2001 post-cataclysm when it comes to the selloff.

Hard for me to believe that this market merits that level of derision.

At the time of publication, Cramer was long Ingersoll-Rand.

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