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Sterling Market Commentary for Wednesday January 2nd, 2013

Well, I will confess to having taken most of December off and letting the political mess in Washington D.C. play out. It turned out to be a good opportunity to spend some time with family and for us to enjoy our 4 month old baby boy. The situation in Washington DC continues to make a mess of the markets with computer programs that spit out trading strategies based upon headlines written by a news industry primarily staffed by a young, underpaid and an over worked staff. These programs lack the capacity to read through the details of the articles with any form of understanding of what they are reading. They simply count key words that they assign ratings