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One Headline, Why Believe It?

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OK, look. I can play the hero now and then. Or at least be a stalwart example in the face of adversity. But this is starting to get annoying.

Monday was a bad day. I stood fast in the face of it. Every morsel of cash lost on Monday can tumbling back on Tuesday. Huzzah.

Wednesday started off nice and red. Nothing dramatic, but red nonetheless. And yet the market rallied, going into turbocharge mode when they interpreted the (meaningless) Fed minutes to state that the Fed will inch up rates a mere 1.5% more and then be done with it. So stock traders gobbled up the ostensibly good news.