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Bass Ackwards

I thought we were done with this backwards thinking. Yet it reared its ugly head again on Thursday as solid economic data means QE taper coming sooner which means that more chumps are bailing out of stocks.


Bonds offer too low of a yield. And their value will slip further as rates rise. NO THANKS.

Cash is still paying nothing. NO THANKS.

Gold is a store of money and with no inflation, then not much reason to rise. NO THANKS.

Real Estate has been tempting some folks out of the wood works. But rising mortgage rates may likely stall the advance in prices and thus dampen the investment returns. Plus not everyone enjoys the complications of this illiquid asset. NO THANKS.

So we are back to stocks being the belle of the investment ball. And when this consolidation is over, expect the bull market to continue with 1700 being a weighing station... not final destination.

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