FYI: Stocks are getting massacred. Absolutely slaughtered. Pounded into submission. Markets are in turmoil. Investors are panicked, shellshocked and dare I say, jittery.
These are some of the words and phrases you hear bandied about when stocks are in the midst of a freefall.
Let’s take a look at the numbers to see how bad things have been in various segments of the stock market this year to get a sense of the damage inflicted.