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The Reactions and Possibilities

As the election results poured in, futures plummeted 800 points then narrowed to 400 points. By Wednesday morning, the S&P 500 opened just slightly lower (much to our chagrin as we had hoped for a short term buying opportunity). By day’s end, the market finished in positive territory.

As always, though, there is more to the story. The “market” often just refers to the S&P 500, the index that, along with the DOW, you hear about on the radio every morning. Markets overall are quite mixed and trying to absorb the imp