Hmmm. The stock market is having a pretty good rally today. I heard John Steele Gordon predict months ago that if Romney won, the market would boom starting the next day. But markets anticipate: the rally would have started several weeks ago if Romney had a big lead. Maybe it starts today instead? I notice that defense stocks and some medical device stocks (both hurt by a second Obama term) are up a lot this morning. Some coal stocks are up modestly.
Could be nothing but usual market behavior. Watch the close two and half hours from now. In the meantime, a few more images to tide us over until the polls close and the counting (and recounting?) begins: