Money Angles: Give Greed Another Chance

Give Greed Another Chance

Oh, gosh, a depression. It's something more and more people are talking about (but not too loudly, for fear of causing one). "Dark mood," announced a recent Wall Street Journal story. THE ABYSS, read a New Republic cover.

How to avert it? My recommendation would be to spike the water with Prozac. Just mix it in with the fluoride. I'm serious! Highly diluted, of course, and tapering off after just a few months, as soon as we get off this gloom-and- doom kick. Because more than we'd like to think, economic and financial swings are creatures of fuzzy, nonquantitative things like...

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