The pressure points to watch on the markets this week

Too much perspective could keep investors from learning anything from the market's recent $3 trillion tumble

13th February, 2018
Markets drop: Too much perspective? Pic: Getty

It's not a real market event unless it gets a name, such as the Taper Tantrum or Black (fill in the day of the week). So let me be the first to suggest the February Freakout of 2018. Freaky Friday?

But the real action started a week ago, on the following Monday, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 1,200 points - one of the biggest point drops in history, though on a percentage basis...

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