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Singular Stock Focus Continues

And that focus is all about QE. Which begs questions like:

•  When will they start winding it down?

•  How will they do it?

Some clues were discovered Monday and Tuesday as various Fed Presidents (Bullard, Dudley and Evans) gave speeches on the subject. In general, QE will stay around as long as needed. The next move for QE may be an increase or a decrease depending on circumstances. And likely the Fed will hold bonds to maturity. That was music to investors' ears leading to another day in the plus column for stocks.

Wednesday is Bernanke's turn on the speech circuit. You can bet that investors will scour every word of Bernanke's speech for further hints of QE's future. Traders in the pits may instantaneously overreact in one direction or the other.

Just remember you heard it here first. The end of QE is NOT the end of the bull rally…even if the initial reaction is a pullback. Stay long til you smell a recession coming.

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