The Day Ahead: Calling the Market's Bluff

Bluffing is a must-have skill on the Vegas casino floor, in business-negotiation settings and definitely in investing. As the Godfather himself remarked, "Never let anyone outside the family know what you are thinking." The more I chat with those involved in the market and the more I crunch numbers on my own and analyze individual companies ahead of earnings season, the more it feels as if Mr. Market is a darn good bluffer.

Look at the cards recently dealt to Mr. Market, aka "The Dealer," unbeknownst to the individual sitting across the table -- the investor -- who has been folding their winning hands of short positions and cash....389 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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