Exactly right. Many economic indicators are timed to be released as to minimize the impact on the stock market. Market makers have time over the weekend to absorb the data and make more rational decisions.<br><br>Dean Davis<br><br>-----<br>"I think it was the right decision to disarm Saddam Hussein. And when the president made the decision, I supported him, and I support the fact that we did disarm him." -- John Kerry (D) - May 3, 2003