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God Bless Us, Every One!

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Over the years, there have been many, many adaptations of the Dickens novel A Christmas Carol, but the one starring Alastair Sim has always been my favorite. After all these years, I still find it terribly moving, and so, as I focus on family and food (hopefully in that order), I offer you the full film with the hope that Slopers the world over have a safe, relaxing, and enjoyable Christmas.

– Tiny Tim

Cliffhanger (by Springheel Jack)

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Just a short post today, as I have no plans to trade until after Christmas and I have some last minute Christmas shopping to do. The first thing to say is that I mentioned the 1417.50 ES support level on Friday morning and that has been holding since. It was the low overnight and as long as that holds I'm leaning bullish today. I don't think there's either much time or the seasonality for a definite break downwards to happen today. Dow has been up 5 of that last 5 Christmas Eve trading days and I'm not expecting much different today: