Clowns rang the Opening Bell Friday on the NYSE Floor.

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by seasideheights, Nov 15, 2008.


    Walter London, a trader with Coffey Inc., said he was so "depressed" that even a clown's mirth could do nothing to help.

    "There was no lighter mood on the floor. Living this day in and day out is not fun," he said.

    Some analysts said the attempt by the NYSE to send in clowns to brighten the grim mood was childish.

    "It's like they're trying to be the Make-A-Wish Foundation, cheering up a terminally ill child," said Bill King, chief market strategist of M. Ramsey King Securities in Chicago. "It's a great metaphor for a financial system that has become a joke.
  2. Next stop G20.:D
  3. Banjo


    Clowns ring the opening bell everyday.
  4. LOL, too true. :D
  5. lassic


    they sent in the wrong clown

  6. 'Too close for missiles, switching to guns.'

    Next time, maybe they can try sending in hookers! Serving drinks while they're at it!