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We Just Got a Wake-Up Call from Wall St.; Are You Going to Pay Attention?

Did you ever have a good dream suddenly take an awful turn -- so awful you woke up and your heart was pounding?

That's how recent bouts of volatility must have felt for those who grew complacent during the bull market's mostly tranquil growth. When the elevator that had been rising so steadily started to bump and rock and drop at the end of January, it was a reminder that the market is --

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