It's been a nice little run for the market the last couple of weeks (albeit on mediocre volume).
Today ended up being a give-back day in the making. Stocks like Aetna ( AET
On a separate note, I'm not sure if anyone caught who rang the opening bell at the NYSE yesterday. It was none other than the cast of "Jersey Shore", the big MTV reality hit focused on young adults who worship at the altar of the gym, working out, partying, keeping the hair just right. I get that Viacom (which owns the MTV brand) trades on the NYSE and we certainly see various brands of companies invited down to the NYSE for the honor of ringing the bell, but the cast of the "Jersey Shore"? Talk about a "cheap pop" once again coming into play in the financial media. I don't want to go overboard here, but there are so many individuals more deserving of the honor, that someone at the NYSE should have their head examined with that joke we saw yesterday. I have ranted before about the business media and their focus just being trader-driven almost exclusively, but let's start to give investors a bit more respect and not turn Wall Street into a carnival act. The markets have certainly had enough problems to deal with the last couple of years.
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