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Put Me In Coach

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This is just a random anecdote, since another morning of an ES virtually unchanged doesn’t exactly enflame my passion about talking about these oh-so-exciting markets………

I was putting together a family vacation this summer, and I secured us some tickets. The tickets were in the coach section (hey, I’ve been bearish all my life – what do you expect?), but before doing the purchase, I was presented with a series of choices. I want you to keep in mind this is basically a domestic trip. Anyway, kindly take note of the price I was going to pay ($1717) as well as the “Flagship First” offering at the bottom. (more…)