With the raid on two key funds today and the soon to be public release of Inside trading, the biggest since the history of the market, the "Average Joe" will shun the US STOCK market like a dirty needle from a Drug Clinic. In fact, Volume has been on the decline due to the crises and with this breaking news, the Negitive Stigma...which is approprate for the STOCK MARKET due to the corruption and manipulation, will have long lasting psychological effects. Traders will soon feel the brunt of low volume, volititlity and trading against each other with out the "Easy wins" that came from great volume, and amature participation. to quote a famous Player. "Your either on the inside or your on the outside" End of Story.