MARKET PULSE: Break time

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The All-Star Break is upon us! An optimist would say that means the mistakes you make this week will only count half as much as any other week. Or is that a pessimist? And does it really matter? We'll let other columns answer those bigger questions. Here, we'll focus on the micro-level choices you make every week.

Shallow Leagues

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