Yeah this week has been pretty bad for the markets. Down nearly 200 on Monday, over 300 on Tuesday, slightly up wed and thur and then down nearly 450 as I type this on Friday. That's just the DOW, Nas and S&P not been good either. The funny thing is what "they" claim is driving the markets down really isn't that bad. Apple put up record earnings, yes their iphone sales were off, but because of the much higher prices, they actually earned more money from iphones last quarter than expected, and had a higher average sales price. Their guidance was not only not particularly bad, it was already baked in. But everyone reported it as negative so the stock is .down a bit today and that is allegedly what is pulling the overall market down, big stocks like Apple and Google. Amazon is my saving grace today virtually every stock I own is down today but Amazon is up nicely. Barring a late rally, the markets will close about 900 points off the close last Friday, worst week in quite awhile. But of course January was so good it was amazing, so not a huge surprise.