The Only News That Matters Is That It's the Dog Days of Summer

The most important news impacting the stock market today is that it is a Friday in August. Earnings season is over, vacation season is in full swing and the recent market action has been choppy and inconsistent. There just isn't much motivation for market participants to do much right now.

We have the usual groups of bullish cheerleaders and bearish skeptics telling us why they are right about what the market will do next, but the market doesn't much care. It is drifting around randomly and causing frustration for traders that are trying to catch some decent moves....418 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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