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    Strategist who nailed the recent S&P 500 top says three things are needed for a market bottom

    Wariness is in order after the S&P 500’s bear-market finish and a potential 75 basis-point Fed hike just one day away. Gains for stock futures and a potential bounce are fading fast. Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson, who can count some wins after pounding the table this year over a gloomy stock setup, told clients on Sunday that the S&P is “headed toward 3,400 before a more tradable low is in.” “With growth now the main risk to stocks, our focus remains on names that can deliver on earnings in a very difficult environment for many companies to navigate,” said Wilson. “We continue to like classic late-cycle winners – defensives and energy –…