Remember one thing, the traders and speculators on Wall Street don't give a rat's #$%$ about the United States. All they care about is profits, nothing but profits, and if that means destroying a company or even the country to do so, they would.
INTC is victim of it's own mistakes and it's continued reliance on what most could easily forsee, a rapid decline in pc's as the vast majority of the population shifted to tablets.
As for the rest of the market, the QQQ's remain above the October 2007 highs, and are down a mere 5 percent from the highs of this year. Diehard INTC bulls have only themselves to blame for failing to realize the obvious