Nerves Kept Buyers in Check

The market was set up well for a bounce, but buyers were kept on hold thanks to nervousness over the budget debate in Washington and comments from the Bank of England about the end of quantitative easing.

The market was oversold after it suffered its longest losing streak of the year, and we had the potential for some end-of-the-quarter window dressing, but the dip buyers just couldn't get it going. Still, it wasn't as bad as it looked. Some good buying persisted in key leadership names such as Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Tesla (TSLA) and so on. In addition, the small-cap indices have held up particularly well, and good speculative action is still taking place in such groups as solar energy, biotechnology and China-related names....925 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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