It's not the 600k that's the problem, it's the direction of trend...
"Drilling way up"
"Drilling way up" being merely an identical repeat of 2015...
But here is where I got it wrong - it appears that I have been underreporting as well.
Because while the S&P Volatility index hit a new multi-decade low on Friday prior to bouncing, the Nasdaq VIX bottomed three months ago:
"The Fiduciary Rule, finalized under Obama and originally set to take effect earlier this year, seeks to cure this disconnect. All advisers were to be required to put clients first when handling retirement accounts, where the bulk of everyday Americans’ savings reside. But then Donald Trump won the election, and on his 15th day in office, the Republican president ordered the Department of Labor to reconsider"
"Regulations way down"