A Fed rate hike would not crush stocks, and it would not drive up the cost of funding.
To predict what's in the report you'll need to read between these lines.
Pressuring firms to 'bring profits home' is useless -- and unfair.

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A look at the major indices, bonds and currencies.
Are bored traders wishing for higher volatility just to justify their existence?
All this talk of bankrupting our kids is nonsense.
We may have to live without the upward drift in developed and developing countries.
When the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony starts a VC firm, that tells you that the clock is running out.
We are living in a world of low convictions.
Don't make the same mistake these folks made.

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