Maybe he would have been better off following the example of Edward, a 26-year-old attorney in Cincinnati. When he's stressed, he likes to go to the gym and lift weights. But when he checked on his 401(k) in November and saw that it had lost close to a third of its value, he knew drastic times called for drastic measures. So he printed out the statement, drove to a shooting range, and pumped 15 rounds into it with a 9mm handgun. "It sounds ridiculous," he says, "but it was cathartic." Way to go, Rambo.