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Bats and Brokers Looking for clues to explain Tuesday's market gyrations? Observe a bloodsucking mammal

The renewed  volatility in our tightly coupled financial system calls to mind a piece I wrote for TIME in 2000 during another period of extreme market upheaval. Here it is:

 

Quick! The market is crashing, and you are overextended, so where do you turn for help: a) y...

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Wednesday August 21, 2013

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Short Take

QUICK AND EASY RECIPE TO BAKE AN INSTANT SOCIALIST

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

One cup Libertarian hi-tech entrepreneur

 

All the hi-tech company’s cash

 

One cup Silicon Valley Bank

 

Cooking Instructions:

 

Combine company cash and entrepreneur with Silicon Valley Bank and bake with low heat during the weekend after the bank collapsed.

 

Remove entrepreneur from oven Monday morning. If properly cooked, entrepreneur’s first words will be “government bailout.”

 

 

 

 



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