Another day of non-nonsensical questioning from the clowns in Washington should be enough to push him over the edge. His testimony will be a redux of day one and, unless he slips up, it’s hard to imagine him saying anything new in the Q&A. Bernanke’s message? Watch the data.

On the schedule today there are initial jobless claims at the bottom of the hour and the Philly Fed at 1500 GMT.

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