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Short-Lived Record

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Well, I had a relatively sleepless night. I was awake at 3:30 this morning, laying in bed, mulling over what happened Wednesday. When I went to bed, the markets were padding their already substantial gains, and although I didn’t know it until I got into my home office at 5 a.m., the ES had made a new lifetime high. Yes, in the face of a slate of interest rate increases, tapering, and all the other bad news, the ES was higher than it had ever been in the history of the universe.