The Day Ahead: No Need to Be Piggish

While taking refuge in a secluded park on Wednesday to re-energize and refocus, I watched two really fat pigs meander by. After freaking a little bit, I realized that there were no actual fat pigs. Apparently, they were figments of my healthy imagination, a true sign that the moments alone were a wise decision.

Then it dawned on me to respect the imaginary fat pigs, for they were sending a message on the more cautious tone I had struck on the market on Tuesday. In all honesty, the only reason I did not suggest locking in recent gains is that there was a feeling that the political circus on display at the White House on Wednesday would reawaken stocks, which had begun the week on a sour note. Hey, what fun is selling into weakness if it's not completely necessary yet?...504 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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