This Sell-Off Is Business as Usual

Ah, there's the rest of the market, too. Yes, that's right, there's a whole other market of 6,000 stocks that aren't Twitter (TWTR) and today we are seeing a true roiling, a roller coaster of up then down and then down harder that could only send shivers over all those who didn't get some Twitter at $26 to mask the pain.

And a lot of today's action is a bit of a throwback to yesteryear, or at least the last couple of years, because today the United States economy was only one piece of the puzzle. Much of the weakness, though, started elsewhere -- specifically, in China and, more important, in Europe. Qualcomm (QCOM) and Whole Foods (WFM) are bringing their own bit of jaundice to the tech and growth cohort. And finally, we have bubble talk writ large, in large part because of Twitter, and you know that's always been a terrific reason to sell, as I will explain later on....1124 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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