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Stocks Rise on Can-Kicking Optimism

Greg1084 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:18 AM
China seems to be reproducing the economics of Ferdinand Marcos on a much larger scale. Either the communist apparatchiks get away with billions hidden overseas at the end of this and leave a continent more impoverished than they found it or there is going to be a bloody revolution the likes of which no one has ever seen. It all depends on what the mid-level officers in the military and the police do. I don't see a happy ending here.

Stocks were up across the board yesterday in Europe and the US, allegedly on Fiscal Cliff Budget Optimism.

Stocks on Wall Street jumped on Monday on signs of progress in talks to resolve the scheduled tax increases and budget cuts in Washington.

The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index leapt 1.7 percent in afternoon trading, while the...

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