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  1. V, W, or a lower low?

    The market opened higher on Friday but it didn't take long for the bears to put the pressure on again. By about 1:30 PM ET, the Dow was 500+ points on the day, and it was looking like it could be another one of those -1000-point days for the Dow. But as the major indices started to test their 200-day EMAs we saw buyers step up and the Dow rallied into the close gaining 330-points on the day.

S&P 500 (C Fund)
DWCPF (S Fund)
Dow Jones U.S. Completion Total Stock Market Index (^DWCPF)
EFA (I Fund)
iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA)
AGG (F Fund)
iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG)