I tend to agree, however, I do hold a company ethically responsible to provide transparency to their shareholders, esp. retail, rather than just favored instos.  This sell off lacks vol. and conviction, other than general market gitters re recession in the US.  I was just rereading the Aug. Macquarie report, and as much as I don't like the way SGY handles it's corporate responsibility to shareholders, I might be buying more when I see the bottom to this sell off.  But, it won't be a happy buy in a company that I like, ng.