economic 090202

Leading Economic Indicators
(1) Who the hell would hire a laid-off Wall Street finance professional these days? Why, Lehman Brothers, of course (which, in order to liquidate the business, needs people to figure out all that complex bogosity that people like them thought up in the first place). (2) During a debate on how to eradicate poverty in a dismal economy, German finance minister Peter Steinbrueck was caught on camera . . checking his lottery ticket. Wall Street Journal /// Agence France-Presse via Yahoo
     Posted By: Chuck - Mon Feb 02, 2009

When you catch the finance minister playing the lotto, it is officially time to start hoarding gold and stocking up on ammo!
Posted by Matt in Florida on 02/02/09 at 09:53 AM
I was thinking on a literal translation for "liquidating" the "finance professionals". As in I'm melting! I'm melting!".
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/02/09 at 10:32 AM
That is a great idea Expat! All the investors that caused this mess should have acid thrown at them.
Posted by Matt in Florida on 02/02/09 at 11:28 AM
the bard had it wrong after all, 'first kill all the BANKERS.'
lotto, odds are you'll have fun. (ohio's catch phrase for lottery commercials.)
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/02/09 at 09:15 PM
Lehman Brothers - It takes a thief to catch a thief I guess was their rational.
Posted by DownCrisis on 02/02/09 at 10:18 PM
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