Friday, October 24, 2008

For Whom the Bailout Tolls

By Michael Winship
October 24, 2008

During the Stock Market Crash in 1929, that curtain raising overture to the Great Depression, stories abounded of Wall Street brokers rushing to their office windows and leaping to their deaths. But according to the late John Kenneth Galbraith and other economic historians, those accounts of suicide were, by and large, fairy tales.

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1 comment:

W.C. Varones said...

At Greenspan's Body Count, we are tracking suicides and murders related to the mortgage and financial crisis. We are at 59.