On February 4, 2010, the stock market experienced a mini crash when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 2.6% and the NASDAQ and S&P fell by about 3% each. Ouch.
One financial news reporter on television theorized that people don't believe the recovery is real.
"We're experiencing a Hugh Heffner recovery," he said. A Hugh Heffner recovery is an economic recovery in need of constant stimulation, the reporter explained later.
We live in interesting times indeed.