In the last few months, there have been countless times where the newspapers have had large, bold headlines "$37b WIPED OFF MARKET" or something similar, coupled with an image of numerical figures in red.
It really seems to give off the impression that whenever the market goes down, it is a bad thing. But is this necessarily true? If the market goes down, it's bad, and if it goes up, it's good?
I mean, even when the market is going up, although people make money, it will always be at the expense of others, who in turn lose money, right?
And isn't there always a point where the market has gone up 'too' far to be a good thing, meaning everything is just overpriced?