Thousands of American companies - many of them publicly traded - are sliding toward bankruptcy.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is buying the bonds of some failing companies in an effort to keep them alive.
But this is one gambit that's not going to work.
The coming tidal wave of bankruptcies will overwhelm the Fed's rescue efforts and could sink the stock market.
Here's what's coming our way.
And here's how you can take the bit of "market intelligence" we're going to give you today - and turn it to your personal advantage...