Bulls are trying mightily to ensure the Santa rally holds into year-end and close the year in the positive, as all eyes remain on Europe. Read more about Sector Detector: Bulls sucking wind in late push to close year positive

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Like the nice employer who never fails to pay a Christmas bonus every year, Santa seems bound and determined to give bulls the year-end rally they have come to expect. But bears aren’t going away quietly—although bulls got some unintended help from the bears with Tuesday’s short-covering-fueled rally.

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After a nice pop last Friday and an aborted attempt to get it going again on Tuesday, stocks were down 3% for the week through Wednesday. Among the ten U.S. sector iShares, Energy (IYE) and Basic Materials (IYM) have led the market down this week. The “risk-off” movement has sent investors into the safety of the dollar and Treasuries at the expense of stocks and commodities. Read more about Sector Detector: As Europe disappoints, stocks look to Santa for support

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The President of Pacific Park Financial, Inc., Gary Gordon, likes what he sees from the Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF (NFO). Read more about Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF Gets Good Looks

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