The one thing you can count on from the market is that just when you think you have it pegged, it does something completely unexpected. Although many people have been calling for a correction for months now, the spring-loaded pullback that we've seen in recent days isn't exactly what everyone had in mind. Yet suddenly, all sorts of fears that everyone had dismissed as late as last week are now back on the table, and stock investors are fleeing in droves. At around 2:45 p.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrials
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