New York Times reporter Saul Hansell wails on a bogus reporter's convention, "writing about rises in stock prices as good and declines as bad. The story can equally well be told in the reverse. Every stock sale has a buyer and seller. Why shouldn't the headline be: Millions Now Can Buy Stocks Cheaply for Retirement Accounts?" Falling tech stocks also prevent idiotic reversals of power, such as AOL buying Time Warner.