Is the stock market dead? That's the question being put to a few thousand hedge fund pros at the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Is the stock market dead? That's the question being put to a few thousand hedge fund pros at the Skybridge alternatives conference today. The ongoing lack of investor confidence and participation in the stock market has ominous implications, says Morgan Stanley Strategist David Darst. People have lost trust in not just the markets, but the entire societal structure. Sadly, Darst says, "They have a point ... You know this."