"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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"Yes, I'm still getting up early, but these days it's to check on the spot markets for oil and natural gas."
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"It's the S.E.C. How do you plead?"
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"We study, we plan, we research. And yet, somehow, money still remains more of an art than a science."
The Bull, the Bear, the Ant, and the Grasshopper
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"On the other hand, the price of a barrel of beer is holding steady."
"Invest? No offense, but I've read about you guys."
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"Fred Hartner! How are you doing these days-vis-à-vis the yen? The franc? The mark?"
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"You realize, of course, that any attempt on my part to profit by this information would put me at risk of an investigation by the S.E.C."
"And, finally, after a day of record trading on Wall Street, the entire world was owned by Mickey Mouse."
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"Super! Now, once you've rebuilt civilization I can do the investment banking."
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"Today opened as November 10, 1987, swung wildly to March 7, 1996, and closed as December 5, 1902."
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"The combined total of major-league batting averages was down three and a half points today. Outs outnumbered hits four to one, on a total of fourteen hundred at-bats."
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The Tooth Accountant
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"I was downgraded to junk status at work today."
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"Is that for Sadaam's capture or the dow breaking the thousand?"