The Day Ahead: The Disasters Are Coming

Being a stock-market junkie is fun, if not necessary, for success in this business. While mere mortals follow the crowd in order to achieve their level of desired mediocrity, I've always believed that the best market insights are invisible to the untrained eye. "Geek stats" create a powerful backbone for any investment thesis. The problem is that these stats change with every single session, and an interesting figure or number Monday may be old hat come Wednesday. This is especially so at the moment, with the rapid and potentially damaging changes we're experiencing in the market. Let me just say this: Blowups are coming this earnings season, no matter the seemingly soothing words of perma-bulls.

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