Barron's Magazine Cover . . .

Monday, October 13, 2008 | 04:30 PM

Fascinating juxtaposition between the cover of this week's Barron's and the market action today: A bull, crying over the market, with the tissue box chart pointing downwards. (There were bullish articles inside, like this: America For Sale: Price Reduced)

That hit my inbox Saturday morning. Today, the Dow had its biggest single point gain ever: Dow Surges Nearly 1000 Points.

Pretty cool, no?   

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UPDATE: October 13, 2008 8:10pm

Speaking of contrary indicators:

The Washingtonpost.com has launched a video series, “Hard Times,” by Emmy Award-winning producer Travis Fox, that helps to translate how the financial crisis and market turmoil are affecting individuals across the country. The series is a reflection of the economic issues that will be a top priority for citizens voting in the presidential election.

Over the next couple of weeks, Fox will travel from California to D.C. talking with people in areas hardest-hit by home foreclosures, loss of retirement funds, unemployment, the rising price of food and gas and other economic challenges.

"Hard Times is meant to be a hard-hitting, poignant series focusing on the pain, suffering and dashed hopes of people brought about by failed economic policies on Wall Street -- and how this all may affect the outcome of an historic presidential contest," said Eric Pianin, Politics Editor at washingtonpost.com.

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It doesn't look like folks have caputilated yet if they there are look for "25 terriffic stocks to buy now". Bummer, more down side to come

Posted by: mike123 | Oct 13, 2008 4:35:09 PM

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