After 2008, this society was confronted with the inherent depravity of the globalized ponzi scheme. However, instead of addressing those fundamental inequalities, this society, as usual chose instead to rebuild the temple of greed as quickly as possible and resume worshipping. At this juncture, those who have bought in to this phony market and this globalized ecological/human catastrophe (aka."the economy") --- have sold their souls.
The other (De)Mark of the Beast:
Interestingly, the adjusted 1667 close is precisely 100 points (6%) above where Tom DeMark predicted the S&P would top out, back in March. DeMark is one of the most venerated technicians on Wall Street, so hedge funds taking his advice either have to wholesale abandon their bearish inclinations, or just shut down. Exactly the type of "choice" this market wants Wall Street to make.
History's largest headfake, believed by a society desperate to be lied to: