"If nothing else needs welding, Paula, I'm going to lunch."
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"With the cost of heating oil at an all-time high, perhaps you now regret exchanging those sensible Christmas sweaters for the fleeting amusement of toys."
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"I'd love to swap. Where's the zebra?"
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When the Inventor of the Wheel Met the Inventor of the Deal.
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Top-Echelon Shakeup: Zubin Mehta to Chrysler, Lee Iacocca to the Philharmonic
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"I'll trade you one note of loving maternal encouragement for a bag of corn chips."
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Tags:stock market, stock markets, investor, investors, capitalist, capitalism, investing, invests, wall street, stock broker, stock brokers, stockbroker, stockbrokers, new york, new york city, rich, money, making money, critique, critical, fat cats, boom, booms, bull market, trader, traders, trading, trades, frenzy, frenzied
"I'll give you three cans of Happy Herds Condensed Milk for two cans of Affaire de Coeur Flaky Salmon."
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"Sure, it may be great for us, but it's hell on the markets."
"And for a left-handed designated hitter and a player to be named later, Mr. Steinbrenner would gladly fly Elián home."
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"Wow! You mean they got all of this in exchange for just one van Gogh?"
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"I'd trade, but peanut butter sticks to my tongue stud."
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The Pursuit of Free Agents in the Off-Season is too a Sport
"I'll trade you my cupcake for your head lice."
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"You've been traded to Carthage for two third-round picks and a hippopotamus."
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"This isn't about another woman, Melissa. It's about magic beans.''
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"Wow! Dig the umbrella stands on her!"
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(Barter Economy) (An avocado for your thoughts.)
"Would you explain to your son that there's no free agency in T-ball?"
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'Human-rights issues aside, you will soon enjoy the benefits of trade with China.'
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"This is going to be kind of a working lunch."
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"It's the kind of trade you get in a twenty-four-hour-a-day joint."
A newspaper announces that the U.S. trade war is over due to President Trump being traded for a "smarter, female President".
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