Well we're a couple of news cycles out from the "great crash" left me feeling like jan 1 2000, I'm happy we aren't being registered for food cards and water rations, andmy insecurities pointed out where I could do better in my stores... but Is it a false peace, a temporary respite from "holy crap this is actually happening!" (?) I'm sure some wall street folks directly felt the point of the spear in their nether regions, but for people in my sphere( and income bracket) Seems to have been another "non incident"(sofar)... I'd Imagine the cumulative (tax) effects will be felt for the next century. discuss amongst yourselves..Guess we will Have to wait until "all" our statements come in (before tax time 09) to really assesss personal losses.