Couple of things.
Study your allocation with regard to rebalancing Before or After the first of the year. Particularly true for any tax losses and whatnot. If you have a loss, why not book it and buy something back similar. Wash rule only applies to 'in kind' transactions and with funds . . . feh.
What plays are on the horizon? What is Santa bringing us good little boys and girls?
Normalizing relations with Cuba. Yeah, there will be a fight in Congress for a while, but the economic relaxations already done will grease the skids for economic gain here and there and that, my friends will win this argument once and for all. It will take time but it is a done deal.
Legalized pot. Another done deal. In the past week, the justice department ruled that the tribes can do WTF they want and the laws of the host state have no bearing. http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/12/11/tribes-can-legalize-pot-justice-department-decides
Oh, and they've now got to start honoring local laws.http://watchdogwire.com/blog/2014/12/16/congress-ended-the-federal-ban-on-medical-marijuana/
Oil tanking as the Sauds put the squeeze on lots of folks - Russia, Nigeria, Iran, Venezuela, Wyoming and all of shale oil. wow. How deep are folks pockets for this sort of hard ball. Players needs to be careful when meddling in the affairs of dragons.
curiouser and curiouser,