Not sure if it means anything, but news coverage of "elite" individuals (through the ownership or wielding of money, political power, social influence, etc.) who are being suicided or who are comitting suicide is definitely on the uptick.
French fund manager caught in Madoff case found dead
Facing Losses, Billionaire Takes His Own Life
Real-Estate Executive Found Dead in Apparent Suicide
Something to keep an eye on. If nothing else, it is another indicator that the "smart money" (ha ha) is scared out of their minds and some have apparently lost so much they felt the need to kill themselves.