Everyone wants to understand what is fueling the market's new highs and how sustainable they will prove to be.  In today’s show I outline the big picture behind this as Big Ben Bernanke’s Trillion Dollar Party.

But with the help of some great calls from our listeners, we also discuss the role of the average investor.  It’s a big market out there, and frequently it seems that it’s rigged against us.  But while the average investor doesn’t necessarily get to call the shots, there are some simple things people can do to stack the odds in their favor.