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9:00 AM EST, Friday, April 10, 2009. It's Good Friday. Markets are closed.

I had worked on a whole bunch of brilliances, including:

The frenzied broker calls have started. "Buy this company. They're having a great year." Or "Give me some money to manage. This time will be different. We'll make money."

I concluded it must be the end of this rally. The calls are a leading indicator of an upcoming lag. ... But then I got to thinking that they may not be.

I'm figuring that Blind Freddie can make money today in banking. Heck you're paying nothing for money. (Look at CD rates.) And you're getting reasonably handsome interest rates on the money you're lending. (Of course, just don't think about all those toxic loans you own from before.)

Hence banks will continue to boom. ... More about this on Monday.

Meantime, have a great Passover / Easter weekend and be grateful that I didn't fill today's column with Easter egg "jokes," like:

Q: Why do we paint Easter eggs?

A: Because it's easier than trying to wallpaper them!

Q: How did the eggs leave the highway?

A: They went through the "Eggs-it".

Q: What happened to the egg when he was tickled too much?

A: He cracked up.

My Passover jokes yesterday were much better.

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