This is a much shortened commentary since markets were little changed from Thursday. In fact you'll note many charts are repeats from the previous day just for this reason. It hasn't been a good week and perhaps Santa can show up next week for his Christmas rally albeit from a lower than hoped for level. If no news is good news then perhaps markets can rally since there isn't much economic data until Thursday's Jobless Claims, GDP and Leading Indicators followed by Friday's Durable Goods Orders and Personal Income and Spending. There will be earnings reports Monday from Red Hat, General Mills and Carnival on Tuesday, Micron and Tibco Software on Wednesday and American Greetings on Thursday. Let's see what happens and have a great weekend! Disclaimer: The ETF Digest maintains active ETF trading portfolio and a wide selection of ETFs away from portfolios in an independent listing. Current positions if any are embedded within charts. Active Portfolios: No Positions. Our Lazy & Hedged Lazy Portfolios maintain the follow positions: SH, EUM, EFZ, VT, MGV, BND, BSV, VGT, VWO, VNO, IAU, DJCI, DJP, VMBS, VIG, ILF, EWA, IEV, EWC, EWJ, EWG, EWU, EWD, GXG, THD, AFK, BRAQ, CHIQ, TUR, & VNM. The charts and comments are only the author's view of market activity and aren't recommendations to buy or sell any security. Market sectors and related ETFs are selected based on his opinion as to their importance in providing the viewer a comprehensive summary of market conditions for the featured period. Chart annotations aren't predictive of any future market action rather they only demonstrate the author's opinion as to a range of possibilities going forward. More detailed information, including actionable alerts, are available to subscribers at www.etfdigest.com .