Poke around in the Amazon reading list on the right of the web page. Make sure you read at least one over the holidays if you want to keep doing this stuff after our course is over.
Announcement of an S&P downgrade of many European countries causes a bit of a panic. The 200-day is right around 1265 on the SPY and there will be many attempts to push above it before the end of the year. Too many things for me to do, so I am pretty much sitting this out.