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The Only Thing Investors Are Talking About

The only thing my fellow investors were talking about on Friday was LeBron James coming back to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

But Reity, that has nothing to do with investing.

That is exactly my point. There was nothing else for investors to talk about. That's because the economic calendar has gone silent and earnings season has not yet come into full bloom. Thus, stocks are wandering aimlessly just under the previous highs.

This all is about to change with earnings reports coming soon from heavyweights like: Citigroup, CSX, Goldman Sachs, Google, IBM, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Yahoo and 201 other companies this week.

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