A Welcome Slowdown

A poor GDP report, a mediocre ADP jobs report and anticipation of what the Fed might say later today have slowed the bulls down today. Research In Motion (RIMM) is seeing a sell-the-news reaction and is a source of hilarity on Twitter. Amazon (AMZN) is fading after a big gap-up open. Breadth is running 1700 gainers to 3300 decliners, which is the worst in a while. Gold and silver are leading, primarily due to the weak GDP reading. Small-caps are the primary laggard.

As I discussed in my opening post, this market has become challenging even for the bulls because there has been so little rest. We haven't had much of an opportunity to buy pullbacks or bases, so I can't say that this action is not welcomed to some degree....87 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

Read the full story and get access to the Real Money Pro trading floor.

There’s no substitute for a trading floor to get great ideas, so Jim Cramer created a better one at Real Money and blogs there exclusively. We then added legendary hedge fund manager, Doug Kass, with his exclusive Daily Diary and best investing ideas. Staffed with more than 4 dozen investing pros, money managers, journalists and analysts, Real Money Pro gives you a flood of opinions, analysis and actionable trading advice found nowhere else, and allows you to interact directly with each expert.

Already a Subscriber? Please login.

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.