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Daily Blogwatch: Two Stocks Hotter Than Apple

Among today's top online stories for investors: Why holiday spending will surprise; two stocks hotter than AAPL; and are insiders trying to tell us something with all this selling?

Plenty of Optimism Could Signal a Bear Market Ahead

Investor sentiment is a remarkably accurate contrarian indicator: When investors become exuberantly bullish, the market is nearing a high, and when investors are excessively bearish, market lows are a good bet. Be warned: Right now, the charts show the sort of optimism that precedes a fall.