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Wasn’t the Recession simply terrible?!

From the infamous 1931 sign above a bread-and-soup line showing a happy smiling family smartly dressed riding in their new car… Dow Jones doesn’t “slide” below 10k… it “plunges.” OOPS. The accompanying picture on AP shows a bunch of floor … Continue reading

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Leave it to pirates to run honest bourse

With investment bankers trying to weasel another broker’s percentage from a carbon-credit trading system, comes a living example of rudimentary venture capitalism. In Haradheere, Somalia, there’s a stock market for pirates, by comparison, something benefiting all participants. The pirate’s market … Continue reading

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I found this looking for something else. (About Mayor Rivera)

I couldn’t embed it but here’s the link to the video.   I was looking for something that came up in the inevitable angry political discussion on the City Bus yesterday. Actually, nobody was angry with or against each other. … Continue reading

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the short end of the stick

It was one of the greatest heists in history. The scene? London, 1660. The perpetrator? England’s King Charles the II. The loot? All the gold he could con out of the country’s goldsmiths, bankers and businessmen. The tool?   A … Continue reading

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Fox, CNN, CNBC report nasty downturn

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Market spooked!!!

Morgan and Goldman plummet, Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) in talks. World economy crumbles beneath weight of worthless dollars.

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