Let me get this straight…

Citigroup Raising Tens of Billions To Pay Back TARP!

The Abu Dhabi Cavalry Rides to the Rescue to Bailout Dubai!

Exxon Mobil Announces $41 Billion Buyout of Nat Gas Giant XTO Energy!

and the S&P 500 is up (drumroll)…..

7 points.  Dow up 32.

Wake me up in January, the December Doldrums are upon us.  (Yeah, yeah, I know…new 52 week highs for trannies, Dow, S&P etc.)