Friday, 10 October 2008

Stock Markets: Perspective

This is a graph of the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the last three months.
It went mostly down.


This is a graph of the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the last 20 years.
It went mostly up.


There's a lot more money and real wealth in the world in 2008 than at any point in history.
People affected by the current hue and cry won't be taking a Grapes of Wrath odyssey anytime soon.

2 comments:

br said...

If that chart flatlines I will graciously accept your offer of disused fingerless gloves/ripped trenchcoat/methylated spirits.

Logan Longbourne said...

Proof positive that, in a recession, men become flashers.