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There is certainly an optimistic tone to markets today and that optimism is well-justified. Between positive rumblings on the US-China trade front, progress in Brexit negotiations, and the Federal Reserve extending its purchases of Treasury Bills, today’s news flow has been unrelentingly positive for equities. There was nary a downtick in the major US indices between the open and the European close.