NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- First, I would be doing a disservice if I didn't direct you to two of the best articles TheStreet's Jim Cramer has ever written. Both attempt (and succeed) to make sense of the shell shocking experienced by tech stocks and associated high flyers.
These are the types of articles you read now, learn from, save and look back on months and years from now as needed ...
Jim Cramer: Looks Like 2000 Is In Play (April 4, 2014)
Jim Cramer: This Extraordinarily Ferocious Selling (April 7, 2014)
Tell me I'm brown nosing the boss. I don't care. He's not my "boss." He's the founder of TheStreet (TST). And he freaking nailed it with the type of accessible, yet "inside baseball" knowledge you're not going find from anybody or anywhere else.
I defer to Cramer on the issue of why the carnage is taking place and what to do as a result. However, I offer my own humble take as to how you might consider proceeding through what is, without doubt, a scary period. No matter how many times you have seen it happen, you always wonder if it'll be different this time. Meaning what if there's no recovery. Or what if the days of lofty valuations go away forever.
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