"The best thing that Wall Street may have going for it," writes Paul Lim in the NYT, "is that so...

|By:, SA News Editor

"The best thing that Wall Street may have going for it," writes Paul Lim in the NYT, "is that so many investors are pessimistic." That's because sentiment is a "contrarian indicator" for future activity. Similarly for consumer confidence, which continues to slump even as retail sales rise.