On Trusting the Market -- Not the Pundits

The markets rallied smartly Monday and Wednesday, but you may have found yourself just staring at the gains and not participating. Don't feel alone -- not many were positioned to take advantage. The market moves very fast and absorbs news very quickly. Prices proceed to adjust, and if you're not willing to pick a side or at least play both ways, you'll find yourself on the outside looking in.

The S&P 500 rose nearly 60 handles just for those two trading days. Yet, with all of the uncertainty from the fiscal cliff, how could you have been long?...231 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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