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Beware of Gifts and Grand Bargains

Illbay Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 4:55 PM
MITT isn't blaming it on anything EXCEPT Obama's lies. And the Republican establishment is ostracizing him for it. Give Mitt credit for speaking the inconvenient truths the RNC doesn't want to hear.
The stock market continues to send a message to Washington that it's not going to tolerate a protracted battle over the fiscal cliff. Memories of the debt ceiling battle, which ironically gave birth to this fiasco, are haunting investors.

The year began with gusto with the Dow coming into 2011 at 11,569, and moving mostly straight up to 12,724 by July 21. Then anxiety overcame the market. There was talk of America not paying its bills. There was talk of America not providing vital services. There was talk of disaster and calamity. The talk turned into screams.

July 31, an agreement is...