There is a happy ending to all this. I took my blood pressure at 4PM today and measured 144/77/89. However, after a 45 minute nap, at 5PM, exactly 24 hours after I drank the 5-hour ENERGY liquid, the measurements were 120/68/55. I DEFINITELY SHOULD TAKE MORE NAPS!
The Dow Jones Industrials slipped 3 to 12,978, with world markets mixed. Gold fell $7/toz to $1712, while, petroleum is dropping, as the WTI Cushing is at $106/barrel and the Brent Spot at $124/barrel.