I see mostly red on my screen. Good time to buy I guess for the brave. LOL anyone seriously think FOMC will 'taper' their purchase, when Bernanke opened his trap and the market tanks over 100 points. Imagine if they actually did it, you're seeing 1987. I don't think they are that stupid.
Prehaps a market collapse would divert attention from various scandals. He might kill a few Americans in Libya to help get elected , but certainly he would not set the stage for a market crash, would he? Nick they are not stupid just viscous and self serving.