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originally posted by: Gazrok
I should note, my OP today had NOTHING to do with the stock market plunge today.
It was the result of things I've been seeing since the beginning of the year.
Was pretty odd timing though. Luckily, the DOW has climbed back up (for now), but still in the red today.
No doubt, this whole roller coaster will continue to be the norm.
Other bad signs:
Walmart to close 269 stores:
Macy's to close 35-40 stores:
And these are likely just the tip of the iceberg....
originally posted by: infolurker
a reply to: Gazrok
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2 pound bags of dried pinto beans $1
12 0z cans of Prem (Swift Premiums version of spam) $1
Go, Go, Go!
originally posted by: dogstar23
Smart move in ANY economy. Unless part of your retirement funds consist of shiny elemental metals. Then touch them and touch them often...touch them like Scrooge McDuck