Where’s the bottom?

[Click the image to enlarge it.] That graph shows some perspective. And here’s some reality: As we all know, yesterday the stock market took anther slide.  I usually hate Associated Press articles because they rarely explain the news well, but yesterday’s short AP piece was, like that graph, a...

Rules should be established…

In the Dow Jones/World Markets drinking game. For example, if all major world market indices lose 7-9% of their value in one day, how much alcohol should be imbibed? And if the Dow Jones opens with a plunge of..  of..  You know, I’ve been using Yahoo Financials, Google, and Bloomberg to figure out the...

The – 777.68 Point Plunge

Bailout compromise bill fails. Dow subsequently plummets by a record figure (nine-eleven-shmine-eleven). TSX also plummets by a record figure, throwing a wild card onto the Canadian election table. All this capped off a day in which global markets took a major league ass-whipping (most of which, it should...