Friday, October 10, 2008

Closing Bell

Michelle Malkin has an open thread discussion tonight on her blog: What’s your position: Buy, sell, hold on, panic?

Things are tough all over: La Gringa points to English language blog “I owe so much”, where one man writes about his experience trying to get out of credit card debt in Honduras. He writes bluntly and honestly about how much he owes and how he got to that amount, how he now drives his girls to school to save on school bus fees, how he has set up a VOIP business for extra income, and bit by bit he pays back his debt.

“Jamaica's dollar is valued much lower then the American dollar, which of course makes it a ‘ripe' market for the black market.”: A Fe Me Page Dis Iyah wonders how the current U.S. economic crisis will affect Jamaica.

mojix at Zope Junky Nikki picks up news that the Nikkei stock average has slumped below 10,000 yen for the first time in nearly five years [ja], featuring a PDF of a print article from Nikkei Keizai shimbun announcing the drop. mojix writes: “There are good sides to a strong yen, and [the price of] resources and commodities has dropped, so for Japan this could perhaps be a kind of chance.”

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