Market Twiddles Its Thumbs

Memo to the market bulls: the Dow must rally more than 20 points Friday, or the index will come in negative for the week. That shouldn't be too difficult, now, should it? I mean, surely we wouldn't want the market to ebb and flow. It's much better when it mills around with this minor upward bias, isn't it? For the S&P 500, the price only needs to add 1 point a day in order to keep this creepy market moving along.

As far as market statistics go, I observed some minor changes Thursday. The biggest note on my list was that the Russell 2000 rose and that breadth was flat -- and breadth is usually positive when the Russell is climbing....387 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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