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Here is a hot tip: Obsessing about a single dominant theme in the market at any given time is borderline dumb.

I know, I know: You enjoy trading and trying to predict tops and bottoms. But, in reality, a far more consistent way of making money is by seizing on near-term mispriced opportunities while also wagering on the future -- a wicked combination. So I want to draw your attention away from talk that Cyprus will destroy the world and all of its inhabitants, and fixate instead on first-quarter earnings season, which is right around the bend with Alcoa's (AA) recent return to relevance. I fancy this will be a very tricky earnings season from the get-go -- so much so that proper positioning is a bit cloudy in the crystal ball that I'm waving my hands over. Here are a few items on my preliminary whiteboard....517 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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