The GOP no longer has the cohesion necessary to prevent a debt-ceiling bill from being passed.
Lots of them lost their seats over this junk, and lots more are looking at the same result in 2014.
The market is showing you what it thinks.
Which may be true.....but is a criminal shame and bad sign for any future at all. Let's instead cling to this dreamer that has had four+ years to right the economy, and instead has gotten us in worse trouble. Housing is correcting itself in spite of Dodd and Frank's push, but Obama is to be honored for naming a bill after those causes of the crisis
There are only a few times that you will see a settup for trading like we just had. One or two days left of the rally and she goes back down. If we are lucky it will be a period of consolodation instead.
reduce the defense budget a bit
become energy efficient, keep oil dollars here
natural gas boom will help
get assult guns off the street
don't need them to hunt or defend, get jollies somehow else