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    Dow down almost 400 points

    The market is taking an absolute bath today. Down 380 points right now.

    Oil up to $139.

    Unemployment up to 5.5% from 5.0%.

    Ouch.



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Lucky I am shorting everything.....



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Just in time for the election.... queue the this is all W's fault chants.


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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    This is Bush's fault



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    BUSH'S FAULT!!



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Bill Clinton cleared the path, W drove us off the ledge.



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    I blame Canada. This is all a direct result of their strike!



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Many things are timing, demographics, global economy, etc... However, fiscal irresponsibility is clearly Bush.


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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Blame Canada!



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Less than a year ago I would check my portfolio almost everyday, now I refuse to look at it..... I know it's fugly.



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    It's Jimmy Carter's fault.....clearly.

    Stupid peanut farmer anyhow.



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Less than a year ago I would check my portfolio almost everyday, now I refuse to look at it..... I know it's fugly.
    I hear ya. I know I'm in it for the long haul with my 401k (I'm 26), but I still cringe when I've got my last couple 401k statements.



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    buy now, in ten years you will look like a genius...



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    I hear ya. I know I'm in it for the long haul with my 401k (I'm 26), but I still cringe when I've got my last couple 401k statements.
    Yep, the quarterly reports are the only thing I am looking at for my 401k and mutual funds. Other than that I'm going to ride out the storm.



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    Re: Dow down almost 400 points

    Not to mention his fiscally responsible energy plan. I know there is a bottom 10 ranking for football, maybe we should have 1for Presidents.

    Guys in the Bottom 10

    Bush = Duke
    Jimmy Carter = Temple
    H. Hoover = Northwestern


    Top 10:

    Lincoln = LSU
    Roosevelt = Texas


    Others
    Taft = Iowa (he was our fattest president wasn't he?)



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