Your response, if you're anything like me, is "no."
You are undoubtedly well aware that bonds are down 14% and stocks are down 20% for the year.
Our losses won't get any less if we dwell on them.
However, it could make us feel inferior.
Furthermore, it makes sense to avoid paying too close attention to any information that would contradict our conviction that we are seasoned investors.
Making wise judgments in tough economic times, however, frequently means acknowledging aspects of ourselves that we would much prefer deny.