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Old 09-11-2001, 10:39 AM   #1
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In light of today's events, where do you see the economy heading? I say pear shaped (bad). If this attack happened 24 hours earlier then it would be banana shaped (very bad). Yesterday the FTSE100 fell below 5000 for the 1st time in 3 years.

P.S. Apples and Cherries are good. So are Plums. Pears are just funny

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Old 09-11-2001, 10:51 AM   #2
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They will 'freeze' the market so everything will be ok. I am sure they have a 'backup' stock market.. I hope


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Old 09-11-2001, 10:52 AM   #3
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Really?? Maybe Freezing is a good idea, as panic selling is definitely very pinapple (awful)
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Old 09-11-2001, 02:55 PM   #4
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Theres an exchange in L.A. everyone just forgets about it.
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Old 09-11-2001, 03:02 PM   #5
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The stock markets are closed untill monday i believe.

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Old 09-11-2001, 03:11 PM   #6
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Well, I certainly don't hope that the economic market is gonna collapse. I think they've got a back-up. Would have been smart anyway
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Old 09-11-2001, 03:22 PM   #7
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The Stock Exchange is located very near the WTC right around the block I think. It will take several days to get the Disaster Recovery plans into motion and then the exchange will come back up (in a day or two I would think)

What will happen at first when the exchange opens up is a bunch of paniced investors will sell and make a run on the bank, then the smarter calmer people SHOULD have a field day buying at record lows....Rick Edleman posted this here in DC as what he thought would happen to the market.

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