Why doesn't ffind find directory?

#1
Would someone please explain why "ffind Files" below doesn't find anything?

Code:
C:\Junk>dir

Volume in drive C is unlabeled      Serial number is 2af5:c418
Directory of  C:\Junk\*

3/14/2014   5:04p        <DIR>    Files
                 0 bytes in 0 files and 1 dir
   185,415,905,280 bytes free

C:\Junk>ffind  Files

      0 files

C:\Junk>ffind  File*
C:\Junk\Files

      1 file

C:\Junk>ffind  Files*
C:\Junk\Files

      1 file

C:\Junk>ver

TCC  16.00.43 x64   Windows 7 [Version 6.1.7601]

C:\Junk>
 

Charles Dye

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#3
Because there are no files in the directory you specify?

A better question, I think, would be why FFILES does match the directory in the latter two. I suspect the answer is that, since there's a wildcard, FFILES 'knows' that you aren't specifying a search location.