Tag Archives: Wall Street

The Graph

In the last week or so (31 January, that is), all your 2011 sources of income were supposed to have sent you an accounting of how much you earned.  Adrienne is better at keeping track of these things than I, but I have learned through the years to put my W-2 in the folder on […]

Gotta Be Cool on Wall Street *

I have no desire to occupy Wall Street.  Not that I think it’s a bad idea.  I think it’s a great idea, I just have no desire to participate.  Maybe that makes me part of the problem. On the other hand, heading down to Wall Street would take me away from my day job and […]

Three Days on Wall Street

Twenty-one years ago this month, Wall Street plummeted, losing 508 points in one day. We beat that record Monday, when the market lost 777 points. The difference is that in 1987, the market was trading between 2,000 and 3,000 points, whereas Monday – or before Monday – the market was hovering around 11,000 points. I […]