Stocks could easily surge 5% on monday given the lack of bad news or shoes dropping. Huge funds run by smart, young people are coming to the realization that there is huge value in this market and the mental recession is a shallow one. 70% of the US GDP comes from consumer spending and there are no signs that it is slowing at all. Manufacturing indicators are worthless. 6.5% unemployment isn't high, but is within the norm. Consuemr debt is still rising as is redit card debt. Huge spending. Also, web 2.0 is still thriving. http://seekingalpha.com/article/104823-making-money-on-myspace-payment-system-is-coming The web 2.0 summit ended last week and only a few web 2.0 companies are laying off people (but those were the lesser companies anyway). Myspace, google, facebook, twitter are still hiring and reporting no slowdown whatsoever from the fake financial crisis or mental recession. Record traffic and revenue. We need more deficit spending. We need more taxcuts. we need more bailouts so the dollar falls lower and oil goes up (which is good for tech and energy sectors). need more credit card debt. need more stimulus packages. need CEO pay packages. We need to eliminate unions and in-source and outsource labor so that multinationals are more profitable. China just announced a huge bailout. This should be good for a 2% futures rally at-least. The US markets are expected to open 3% higher on Monday. Hopefully congress will pass a $300 billion dollar bailout b4 January.