2018 starting strong as called

12/24/2017 Total market view: "I will change my tune a bit if we see more warning in safe havens but given seasonality thinking 2018 will start with a bang."

12/27/2017 Daily comment: "But I think likely that the first day of 2018 will bring stock buyers."

12/31/2017 Total market view: "I wouldn't be surprised to see risk start off strong in 2018...."

1/2/2018: "While I didn't think January 2018 was going to be a repeat of '17 so far all systems go for stocks."