It seems as though the markets are already getting wind of Bernanke's potential departure next year. Like BAC's collapse, it's frankly very suprising (= impressive) how strong Perry's poll numbers have become. He topped in the three most recent polls, the Gallup, Rasmussen and Magellan poll, two of which are obviously tier one polling agencies. http://www.gallup.com/poll/149180/perry-zooms-front-pack-2012-gop-nomination.aspx http://www.rasmussenreports.com/pub...on/gop_primary_perry_29_romney_18_bachmann_13 http://fiercereason.com/2011/08/sc-...20-romney-14-bachmann-9-cain-magellan-822-23/ http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/ne...ble-but-no-republicans-alighting-florida.html Sadly or fortunately (depending on your view), things are slowly but surly becoming more definite and clear on who will win the Presidency. Also looks like it's very clear Obama has no chance with Florida, no matter what.