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Milan: Post 911 Jitters

April 19th, 2002, 12:30 pm

Anyone with any comment on reactions to the incident in Milan as an indicator of the current level of confidence post 911?
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Milan: Post 911 Jitters

April 19th, 2002, 2:00 pm

no comments about confidence or anything fancy .. i'm a phone clerk for a trader and sometimes i execute orders to brokers in the financial rooms at CBOT. when yesterday's crash occured, the markets just went crazy. i was told the boards at CBOT had a disclaimer that prices on the board is informational only and does not reflect current market conditions. traders generally have a higher sensitivity to event risk right now .. and if they're short something .. and crash/bombs/whatever occurs, they instinctively cover their shorts, no matter what price exactly. that's all i know ..
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Milan: Post 911 Jitters

April 20th, 2002, 5:10 pm

Yet another "suicide" case....the authorities are running out tales to spin....I wonder how Chomsky is going to sum all this up....