I am out of the office today so I won't be blogging until tomorrow. See you then with what's going on in the markets.
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Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund said it will put half its assets in stocks and cut its holdings of government bonds.
The NYSE's Securities Information Processor, which consolidates quote and trade data for NYSE-listed stocks, went down Thursday.
Stocks are up despite weak market internals. Much of the Dow's gain is due to Visa and utilities are leading the S&P.
The Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook for the U.S. economy, but business and real estate investment and personal consumption dropped.
The former Fed chairman said the central bank is sitting on "a pile of tinder," and made several other colorful observations.
The midterm elections could pack some surprises for markets Tuesday.
What waits on the other side—asset bubbles, inflation, still greater wealth disparity—remains, of course, an issue for another day.