23rd September 2011
The reporter said that markets were down and the news had driven US investors into the "safe haven" of bonds, causing bond yields to drop to the lowest levels since the 1940s.
That was bad enough, but she went on to advise people to keep an eye on the markets day to day. You might not think it affects you, she said, but people have pensions and savings, and gave figures about the amount in ISAs, apparently intended to make people stay glued to market information.
There's so much concentrated bad advice there that it's hard to fit comment into a post, but here goes:
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