The Day Ahead: Can a Stock Melt?

Keep this secret between us but I did a jig as soon as seeing the first shout out for S&P 500 2000-plus by the end of 2014. Kudos to the Goldman strategist for wielding his brass balls (Alec Baldwin's term not mine!) and fueling the nonchalance captivating the minds of the Street (but not yet retail investors).

Chew on this: imagine the advice on individual stocks Goldman clients are receiving if they are being pitched that S&P 500 2000-plus is a strong possibility 18 months forward. Heck, imagine the text messages of Goldman clients to their friends, aka potential referrals; the conversation must be why they continue to be allocated in fixed income and ignoring hot stock opportunities....730 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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