Kicking Rocks and Screening Stocks

To taper or not to taper, this will be the question. It will also be the focus of just about every market-related conversation for the next few days.

Incredibly, billions of dollars will be bet over the next few days on where periods and commas are placed in the Fed statement, which is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Traders will be reading charts, tea leaves and everything else they can find to get some indication of what Ben and the boys will do. I will follow the news along with everyone else, but I am not going to fixate on this as the end-all and be-all of investing. This is going to be a very good week for me to wander around the corners of the market, kicking rocks....636 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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