The country's never had reports of an anthrax scares (like this) before.

It just means gridlock. Whenever our beloved elected leaders are handcuffed, the markets tend to do all right.

A lot of people think these tulips are coming back. Many are not.

What we've gotten, in terms of economic data and earnings, is no sense things are picking up ? they're (investors) afraid of another ledge to go over.

Cisco almost needs something really strong ? they're going to have to talk about visibility and they're going to have to do it somewhat with numbers.

The confidence index was down, but it didn't plummet.

Without earnings, we've turned to economic data.

I don't think (Fed Chairman Alan) Greenspan is ready to let the economy roll off the cliff.

I think it's (the market) going to keep taking its temperature.