From time to time, all looks glum. Everything that has a potential for growth is seen as having a greater potential for loss. Although this is never entirely true (and what good story would ever be interesting, were it to be entirely true?), it does seem to be a reasonable description of the financial world today.
Naturally, there is the disclaimer that nothing in this note is to be considered personal advice, and you must not use this data as the basis for buying, holding or selling particular securities or investments.