"Wow, Etrade using message board users for a story. What's next, the Wall Street Journal coming to this forum for advice? Etrade just lots a lot of credibility in my book."
Uh... hello? The article was from CBS Marketwatch? And those message boards are stock trader/analyst message boards?
Let's face it, stock prices are often more about perception than reality... and the best way to take the pulse of perception is to quietly watch the people who are perceiving.