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The S&P 500 is flirting with its 50-day moving average.  (Global Macro Monitor)

Keep an eye on relative sector performance to suss out a market top.  (Mark Hulbert)

The performance of the financial stocks, like Goldman Sachs (GS), has been “abysmal.”  (chessNwine also Deal Journal)

The Q1 earnings season was nothing to write home about.  (Bespoke)

You don’t need QE2 to justify the stock market rally.  (A Dash of Insight)

How might record profit margins resolve themselves?  (SmartMoney)

Companies are lining up to take advantage of today’s low rates.  (WSJ)

Suddenly everyone loves the dollar.  (Money Game)

The housing market still stinks.  (Floyd Norris)

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