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“Bulls Thrilled By Push Toward Baghdad” reads the headline from a well-known financial news service this evening. Certainly, any patriotic American has got to be pleased with the progress our troops are making. It may be only a matter of days before Saddam’s regime sinks into the desert sand.

Nothing Doing

Today was one of those days on Wall Street when almost nothing of significance happened. The major stock indexes meandered in a narrow range for the whole session, closing modestly lower. The action should pick up shortly, though. Reports from Iraq indicate that Saddam’s Republican Guard is rolling south from Baghdad toward U.S. forces. A major battle appears to be in store.