This country has become a paper pushing country. Look at the 50K layoff at citibank, the implosion of LEH,BS and all the job losses there. GS, will be imploding eventually. This country has become an empty shell of its former self. We produce nothing tangible, we flip debt instruments around for more foreign goods. 70% of our GDP is based on Americans taking on debt on the credit card to buy chinese goods. We spend more money blowing shit up to then spend more money to rebuild their infrastructure (ie: iraq) We got out of the great depression in the 1930s thanks to our industrial capacity. We have no industrial capacity and flipping debt instruments around and all the associate jobs will not get us back to where we were.