Caveat: The title shouldn't be misconstrued as my stand, it's just a word i learned today. It might be tongue in cheek though (like when you have a mouth ulcer). I do care two potatoes about the economy. Just my two cents of interest on a depreciating dollar.
*scha·den·freu·de /ˈʃɑdnˌfrɔɪdə/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciat[shahd-n-froi-duh]
-satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune.