re the OP, I pulled up Google Finance this morning, and the headline story was
US stock-index futures got a lift on Thursday after commentary from a key Fed official rekindled hopes that more easing may be on the way
There's something wrong when the market is depressed because of lack of government interference and excited when they think about diddling with it again. Shouldn't it be the other way around? It may be time for me to start investing in something I understand better, like Beaver Cheese futures.