"But, hey, what is 'recession' but a word? And the same goes for 'money,' right? And how about 'human beings'?"
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"In the interest of increasing revenue this quarter, Evan, here, will be leading an initiative to rip off liquor stores."
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"Right now I think the wisest strategy is to diversify among your mattresses."
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"The little pig with the portfolio of straw and the little pig with the portfolio of sticks were swallowed up, but the little pig with the portfolio of bricks withstood the dip in the market."
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"What should you do? Here's what you should do: invent a time machine, go back sixteen months, and convert everything to cash."
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Bank - Going out of business sale!
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"On Wall Street today, the stock market corrected its previous correction, and is pretty sure it's got it right this time."
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"The economy's never been better. Here's another potato!"
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"This stock market situation - what are the military options?"
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"I'll take one more question, from the reporter in the back reading the job listings."
"This is a minor setback. The hunter-gatherer economy is still good."
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"Someday, gentlemen, I promise you - the heady days of 'Come a ti yi yippie yippie yay' will be back."
"When examining these new contracts, gentlemen, please note that in Paragraph 48 the word 'golden' has been replaced by 'plywood' and 'parachute' is now 'toboggan.'"
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"Does it seem like American tourists are less arrogant than they used to be?"
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"I'm sorry. Mr. Broadbank seems to have stepped away from his desk."
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"When do we all start frantically buying gold again?"
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"Business isn't great. We could only afford the smallest air dancer."
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"I'm about as mainstream as you can get. I go to church, I'm all for the family, I hate Saddam Hussein, and I'm unemployed."
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"Well, so long, Eddie. The recession's over."
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"Sorry, but there aren't enough life jackets to go around."
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"Why is the arts budget always the first thing to be cut, when you know damn well it's the only thing that separates us from the monkeys?"
"Luckily, our retirement funds are entirely in double lattes."
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That New-Time Religion
"Well, I'm sure that Alan Greenspan's mother is very proud."
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