"We design them here, but the labor is cheaper in Hell."
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Ed's Restaurant - Closed. Get Over It
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"Maybe the unseen hand of the market will change the diaper."
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That New-Time Religion
"But enough about the dollar. Let's talk about me!"
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"Well, it's official. This household is definitely in a recession."
"I hear we've just been granted most-favored-nation status."
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"Get the S.E.C.! I've got Bernard Baruch on hold."
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God throwing books down to earth entitled "The Coming Recession".
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A man and a woman sit on a seesaw looking at a graph.
"I find you can tell a lot about an economy just by looking at peoples' shoes."
Dr. Manette Sinks In His Daughter's Arms As She Tells Him The Sad News
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"Earlier today, the F.D.A. recalled billions of dollars in tainted money."
"Anthony Houserman, I've found, is a fairly reliable barometer of the market."
"How can Greece be doing so badly? Everyone I know is eating Greek yogurt."
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"How much if I pedal?"
"Why should I do anything for posterity? What has posterity ever done for me?"
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A bull does his work with a bear head on the wall.
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"You're kidding! I used to be an economist myself!"
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'Human-rights issues aside, you will soon enjoy the benefits of trade with China.'
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"Now then, were you driven out of Ireland by religious, political or economic pressures?"
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Turbo-Capitalism meets its match.
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Dr. Gloom, Dr Doom, Dr. Boom