“The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. ” -- Sun Tzu

The cockiness that has been on display from Wall Street for much of the year seems to be on the wane.

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Last week, the stock market gave us epic swings. Bears came out with predictions of global economic meltdown as the market tanked, and then bulls came out trumpeting once-in-a-generation valuations when the market bounced.

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Needless to say, the Federal debt ceiling issue is now dominating the news wires, and although investors have so far been confident that some deal would be reached, the late hour is starting to spook some. After being given a glimmer of hope last week, we learned after last Friday’s close that the debt debates had fallen apart, leaving investors squirming about what this critical week ahead of us would bring.

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You Can Fool Some of  the People Some of  the Time

by David Brown, Chief Market Strategist, Sabrient Systems

But apparently, you can't fool Standard & Poor's.

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