Now those that can't or won't be persuaded will no doubt write this statistic off. But it is telling of what impact the iPad is CURRENTLY having in the world of finance... Yes - the tech stocks are being slammed today. But even so - if the iPad were that revolutionary and investors were convinced, the stock would at the very least hold steady. http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AAPL Apple is down over 4 percent the day after they announce the iPad.