Finally « Market Montage

After days of range bound action, the initial resolution will be to the upside.  Let us see if this opening gap holds after the first hour; if so could be the move everyone has been waiting for.  Housing starts came in very strong (954K v 890K); best since summer 2009 and jobless claims very low (335K vs 369k).

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