If you're like most folks, there's a nagging fear at the edge of your brain that's trying desperately to make sense of what's happening each day the market drops further.
It's tough to control under normal circumstances, but even tougher to dismiss against the backdrop of Washington's infantile behavior.
I know... I feel it too - which is why, at moments like the present, I turn to my charts.
There's no guesswork and no ambiguity with charts. Just good old-fashioned technical analysis that is void of all emotion and free from the second guess that all too often interferes with our decisions.
That allows me to calmly, methodically answer a number of questions, including the one I'm getting most right now. What's the point of "no return"?
The chart of the S&P 500 I constructed Tuesday gives us some clues.