In summary I have grown more optimistic as the fundamental, valuation, technical and sentiment factors seem to have aligned to be supportive of higher stock prices. I am pleased to have rejoined the investment land of the living, and I am now much more responsive to long investment ideas than at any time in the last year. Color me more bullish. Doug Kass writes daily for Real Money Pro , a premium service from TheStreet. For a free trial to Real Money Pro and exclusive access to Mr. Kass's daily trades and market commentary, please click here.