There is no technical reason at this time to be overly pessimistic, but many individual stocks are starting to slow after big runs.
The two hurricanes undermined the computers -- and here are a bunch of stocks that are benefiting.
A furniture maker and a sporting-goods chain are among the choices.
Go long Italian 10-year government bonds and short Spanish ones.
The downside trade has felt very obvious, which is probably why it hasn't worked.
The long volatility trade has been a loser this year and quite frankly, for several years.
The easiest mistake to make right now is to try to trade off the headlines.
A stock that has been above $20 for years and then slips below $20 has a hard time finding new buyers.
I have an inclination to add to my index shorts, but that is mainly because I can't find much else to do.
The oils, Home Depot and Micron are bedeviling the bears.

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